Caregiver Awards for APS April Meeting 2024
We are pleased to announce that the Division of Particles and Fields (DPF) will provide support for caregiving expenses, in the amount of up to $500, to a limited number of DPF members who will speak in person at the APS April Meeting 2024 that will be held April 3-6 in Sacramento, California. Caregiving expenses could include local costs for child or elder-care or partial travel costs for dependents/caregivers to allow the speaker to fully participate in the meeting. Applications should describe the type of care needed and an estimated cost.
To be considered for this support please complete this webform by February 15, 2024. Applicants must be members of DPF (one may join APS and DPF here). Application includes your abstract number and title, as well as an applicant statement. Statements which address the applicant’s caregiver duties as they relate to conference participation will be ranked more favorably and preference will be given to applicants in the early stages of their careers. Please note that requests received after the deadline will not be considered.
Grants for Students to attend APS April Meeting 2024
We are pleased to announce that the Division of Particles and Fields (DPF) will provide partial support for a limited number of students to attend the APS April Meeting 2024 which will take place from April 3-6, 2024 in Sacramento, California. Due to limited available resources, not all applications may result in an award. For meeting details, see the meeting website.
The award will be up to $500 in reimbursement for costs of attending the conference. To be eligible for the award, a student must be presenting a paper or poster in-person and must be an undergraduate or graduate student at a U.S. educational institution. Applicants must be members of DPF (one may join APS and DPF here - details on a free one-year student trial APS membership can be found at the Student Membership web page). Students can join the DPF unit when they apply for APS membership. Preference will be given to students who do not have support from another APS division.
To be considered for this support please complete this webform by 5:00 p.m. PST on February 15, 2024. The application includes a statement of purpose, institutional affiliation, and the abstract number and title of the paper or poster to be presented at the meeting, as well as a letter of recommendation from the student's faculty supervisor, to be uploaded by them directly to the application system by the same date. Students from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note that requests received after the deadline will not be considered. Please take advantage of this opportunity to promote student participation in the APS Meeting in Sacramento, California!