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EBSD 2016 Student Aid for Travel Expenses.

EBSD 2016 is pleased to award a number scholarships (up to $550 per student) to promote significant student involvement in the conference. Scholarships will be available to reimburse registration, travel, and lodging expenses. They will be awarded on the basis applicant's aptitude and the benefit that the conference will have in the applicant's research and career development. Although recipients are not required to present their work, abstract submission is highly encouraged.


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We will award travel support on a weekly basis until all of the funds have been committed.

EBSD 2016 will award a number of scholarships (up to $550 per student) to reimburse registration, travel, and lodging expenses to the meeting.

Only complete scholarship applications, submitted by April 30, 2016, will be considered.  A complete application consists of 3 items:

1.) The student must complete the registration process for the meeting, including payment.

2.) The student must e-mail the conference organizing committee at with "SCHOLARSHIP (STUDENT LAST NAME)" in the subject line and answers to the following questions, A-G, in the body:

A. Please provide your Name, Academic Institution, Department, and e-mail address:

B. Please Specify whether you are currently pursuing a Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral degree:

C. Please specify whether you are currently taking courses, conducting research, writing a thesis/dissertation, or are about to graduate:

D. If you have one, what is the topic of your thesis or dissertation?

E. Please briefly (one-paragraph) state why you wish to attend EBSD 2016, specifically address how attendance will impact your research and/or career.

F. Please provide your advisor's contact information, including name, title, academic institution, department, telephone number, and e-mail address.

G. Please indicate whether you have completed registration or will do so by April 30, 2016.

3.) The advisor must e-mail the conference organizing committee at with "REFERENCE (STUDENT LAST NAME)" in the subject line and a letter supporting the student's application in the body.

Scholarship recipients will be notified by mid-April 2016.  Reimbursements will be provided for submitted receipts after the conference.

For further questions or information, please contact Prof. Whitney Behr,



The tutorial session of the program (Tuesday, May 24, 2016) will be highly beneficial to new and experienced EBSD users.  

 Scholarship recipients are strongly encouraged to attend as the tutorial will prepare new and intermediate users for the topics of the technical program on Wednesday and Thursday.

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