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Invited Speaker Developing Country Support

The Materials Research Society has a limited number of Developing Country Invited Speaker funds available for those attending the 2017 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit. Recipients will receive a reimbursement of $1,000 for travel support along with their Meeting registration, inclusive of one-year electronic MRS membership.

Funding will be provided to researchers from a low income or lower-middle income country as per the World Bank list. Funds will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis within these parameters.

Deadline: April 19, 2017
Application
  

How to Apply

Complete and email the application to meetings@mrs.org. Please contact Diane Rosenbaum at rosenbaum@mrs.org with questions.

Program Guidelines

  • Researcher must be a citizen and current resident of a low income or lower-middle income country as per the World Bank list.
  • Researcher must be an invited speaker in an MRS Symposium, as confirmed by the MRS Symposium Organizer or Meeting Chair.
  • 2017 MRS Spring Meeting Chairs will review applications.
  • Up to seven invited speakers will be supported per meeting.
  • Recipients will be notified upon approval of their application.
  • For candidates selected before March 30, 2017, a reimbursement check will be available for pick-up at the On-Site Registration Desk in the Phoenix Convention Center during the Meeting week. Please see Gopi Kalavar, Accounting Manager.
  • For candidates selected after March 30, 2017, a reimbursement check will be mailed to their address on record at MRS.

Deadline: April 19, 2017