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Student Conference Support Award Available
Student Conference Support Award
Attending an ISIAQ conference (Indoor Air/Healthy Buildings) is a cornerstone activity in ongoing graduate school research. It allows you to present your progress, receive the latest updates on research by others, meet new contacts and get together with peers. This, of course, is mutually beneficial! Attending a conference does require a financial commitment which not always is available to students.
ISIAQ acknowledges the importance of having students at the conference and is deeply committed to involving students in its activities. We therefore offer awards to help students attend ISIAQ conferences. This award includes free registration for the conference and free accommodation during the conference. For Indoor Air conferences a maximum of five awards will be made available. For the regional Healthy Building conferences, three awards are available.
A selection committee will identify student awardees based on the following criteria:
- At the time of the conference, the student applying for the award should be enrolled in a graduate programme or still be working actively on the PhD research. Evidence will be in the form of official university documentation;
- The need for financial assistance should be confirmed through an official letter of recommendation from the student’s supervisor;
- A relevant paper of good quality is accepted for presentation (either orally or as a poster) at the conference; In case of abstract only submission abstracts are accepted. In any other case only full papers are considered.
Students that want to apply for a Student Conference Support Award should send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org before the deadline for the full paper or abstract
(in case of abstract only) submission for the specific conference of interest
. The application should include documentation for the first two criteria mentioned above. These can be attached to the e-mail as pdfs. In the e-mail and in the subject of the e-mail it should be clearly stated for which conference the application is made. In addition, the e-mail should clearly state the student’s name, affiliation and contact information and include the registration and/or paper ID, paper title and summary.
The selection committee includes representatives from the ISIAQ Board of Directors, the Academy of Fellows, the conference organization committee, and the conference scientific committee. This selection committee will base its decision on the review of the information received and the paper (or abstract) submitted.
Please consider applying for this award. If you are awarded, ISIAQ together with the conference organizers will waive the cost of registration and accommodation (student housing offered by the conference organization or similar) for the period of the conference.