IUCr Young Scientist Awards

IUCr Young Scientist Awards – www.iucr.org

International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) sponsorship for young scientists attending ICCGE-19 will be granted to assist student and early career crystal growers in attending the conference. The IUCr Young Scientist Award consists of financial support towards the costs of travel and subsistence. The amount of the grant will be $600 USD. The number of the awards is limited.  In order to apply for this award, please send the application documents to the AACG Secretary, Mariya Zhuravleva, or the Conference Treasurer, Luis Zepeda, at zepedaruiz1@llnl.gov.

  • "Young scientists" include graduate students, post-graduate students and post-doctoral fellows with a maximum age of 30 on July 28, 2019.  Exceptions may be made up to age 35 for those who started their studies late for various reasons such as military service, starting a family, or poor health.

  • Applicants must be the first and presenting author of an abstract submitted to ICCGE/OMVPE-19.

  • Preference will be given to young scientists who have published in IUCr Journals.

  • Preference will be given to young scientists with a crystallographic background.

  • The IUCr Young Scientist Awards will be used solely for travel and subsistence expenses.

  • The organizing committee of ICCGE-19 will provides a 50% reduced registration fee for recipients of the IUCr Young Scientist Awards if they are no longer eligible for the 50% reduced student registration fee.  Applicants may also apply for registration assistance if needed (see Financial Support page).








How to Apply


Please send the following documents to the Conference Treasurer, Luis Zepeda-Ruiz zepeda-aacg@llnl.gov, specifying "IUCr Young Scientist Award" in the subject:

  1. An Application using the template (click here)

  2. An abstract submitted to ICCGE-19 (PDF)

  3. A brief recommendation letter from a supervisor or colleague (PDF)



Application deadline March 18, 2019


The award recipients will be selected by the program committee using the submitted documents. The result of our decision will be given to applicants after notification of abstract acceptance on April 30, 2019. The award recipients will receive their grant at the registration desk. Funds cannot be sent out prior to the conference.