2012 EUROPEAN FREQUENCY AND TIME FORUM
Student Paper Competition
Students submitting abstracts for presentation are invited to participate in a student paper competition. To participate, the student must be the lead author and present the paper. If the paper is selected for oral presentation, the student must also provide a poster to participate in the competition. Winners will receive an award and a certificate. Student authors selected for the Student Paper Competition will be given preference for travel support. A request to be considered for the student paper competition must be made at the time of abstract submission.
Application for Student Travel Assistance
The EFTF Executive Committee and the Local Organisation Committee are proud to partner with Société Française des Microtechniques et de Chronométrie, (SFMC) to provide financial assistance to selected students attending the EFTF 2012 conference. Thanks to generous grants from major National Metrology Institutes and Private Companies students may apply for a travel stipend in the range of 150 €-450 €, with larger grants possible in exceptional cases. All students selected for travel stipend will also be automatically considered for a waiver of the student registration and tutorial fee (normally 200€), provided by the above sponsors. Please note that it is a condition of the award of student travel assistance, that the student concerned attends the tutorial programme on Monday April 23, 2012.
Students interested in applying should download, complete, and return the application form. Any full-time graduate student enrolled in a recognized course of study related to Time & Frequency or applications is eligible to apply. After application submission, the selection committee may request additional information from the student or supervisor to verify student status or the nature of the course of study. All applicants should first submit an abstract to the conference via the normal abstract submission procedure before submitting their financial aid application form. Students need to be the presenting author (poster and oral contributions are eligible). Applications are due on January 15, 2012, sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. This deadline is firm, as awards will be announced no later than February 8, 2012. The travel stipend portion of the award will be distributed to students at the conference. Further details on the method of reimbursement will be communicated to the award recipients.
Please fill out all fields of the application form, and submit it to email@example.com no later than January 15, 2012. The signatures of both the student and the supervisor are required. All students and supervisors will be notified of award decisions by e-mail.
Link to the application form