SBSE Solar 2017 Travel Scholarships
August 2017; 8:00pm PDT
detailed information on the conference, see: http://solar2017.org/
of Scholarship Recipients: anticipated
Submit Applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
will provide up to six scholarships valued at $650 to support student
engagement in Solar 2017, The objective of these scholarships is to provide
support to students who are presenting papers at (or otherwise actively
participating in) Solar 2017, the annual conference of the American
Solar Energy Society (ASES), this coming October in Denver, CO.
acknowledges a continued generous donation from John Reynolds who has consistently
supported such scholarships. Funds from sales of the Sun Angle
Calculator (conceived and implemented by Alison Kwok) also support these
it is unlikely that $650 will fully support attendance at this
conference, experience shows that these scholarships can make a
substantial difference for many participants. Applicants are encouraged
to seek additional travel and per diem support from their home
institutions (department, college, and/or university). Recipients of
these travel scholarships are expected to attend the SBSE Annual Meeting
(to be held during the solar conference) to receive recognition and
their scholarship checks.
be eligible for an SBSE Solar 2017 travel scholarship, an applicant must
be able to claim an active role in the conference (see criteria
be enrolled as a full-time
student at the time application is made, and be a member of SBSE. Faculty
or practicing professionals are not eligible.
following criteria will guide the selection process:
1. Applicants presenting
formal papers will
be given preference over those with other conference roles,
which may include a poster presentation, participation in a forum panel
or presentation, and/or assistance with a conference workshop.
Applicants with multiple conference roles (as indicated in the
information submitted in the application document) will be given preference over single-role
Where there are multiple student authors for a single paper or
presentation, preference will be given to the primary presenter (as
indicated in the information submitted in the
application document) or the scholarship application may be submitted on
behalf of multiple students (who will be treated as a single application
for selection purposes).
The selection process will favor geographic and institutional diversity
of scholarship recipients will be based upon a holistic evaluation of
the applications received, with due consideration of the criteria noted
is no pre-established application form for this scholarship. Applications will
consist of an e-mail message with an attached 1
or 2 page (maximum)
Word or pdf (prefered) document that clearly addresses the information described below. Items 4
and 5 are critical to the selection committee.
Applicant contact information: name of the applicant,
home mailing address, home phone, cell phone (if applicable), e-mail
address (e-mail will be the principal means of communication).
indicate whether the application is for an individual or a team; if for
a team, provide the names of all team members. If a scholarship is
awarded to a team, it is the responsibility of the principal applicant
to equitably distribute funds received to other members of the team.
SBSE will provide a single check to the principal applicant (as defined
in Item 1).
current and prior educational institutions and degrees for applicant(s);
current student status (as of date of application); expected date of
Role at Solar 2017:
provide information regarding your anticipated participation
at the conference. In particular, identify the specific session(s) at Solar
where you will be presenting or participating and the title of
your presentation(s) or nature of your participation. Help the selection committee by providing a very clear
description of your conference role(s).
a personal statement regarding the potential impact of SBSE support and what you expect to gain from
critical dates and deadlines above. Late
applications will not be considered.
Submit applications to: email@example.com
Use the subject: SBSE
Solar 2017 Travel Scholarship
Coordinator (inquiries only): Walter Grondzik, firstname.lastname@example.org