Student Grants

By virtue of the sponsorship of laboratories and institutions in each region (Asia, Europe, Americas), a number of grants will be offered to students in the field of accelerator science to attend IPAC’19. The grants will include a waiver of the conference registration fees and a per diem allowance for accommodation and food while attending the conference.

Grant recipients:

·         must present their work at the student poster session on the Sunday afternoon preceding the conference,

·         must submit a contribution to the proceedings, and

·         act as scientific secretaries in assisting the session chairs during one or two sessions.

Letters of reference/support, signed by the Supervisor, Head of the Institute, Laboratory or University Department where the student is working/studying, are required for each application.

Grant applications with your reference letters is accepted through the registration system and is accessed via the abstract contribution page

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS WITH YOUR REFERENCE LETTER was Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 – now closed.

Please consult the Accelerator Prizes page for details of the prizes offered to Ph.D. and diploma students and prizes for best student poster presentations.

For questions about the grants and applications, please contact:
Eugene Tan
Local Student Grant Program Manager

Student Grant Sponsors - ASIA

Thanks to the sponsorship from the IPAC’19 Conference and the Victorian State Government.

Student Grant Sponsors - EUROPE

Thanks to the sponsorship from the European Physical Society Accelerator Group (EPS-AG), GSI, CNRS/IN2P3, INFN/LNL, CERN, DESY, PSI, CEA Saclay, ELETTRA, CELLS/ALBA, HZB, ESS, Cockcroft Institute, KIT, SOLEIL, ESRF, STFC/DL/ASTeC, MAX IV, and FZJ.

Student Grant Sponsors - AMERICAS

Thanks to the sponsorship from the Americal Physical Society Division of Physics of Beams (APS-DB).


Student Poster Session

A special student poster session will take place during delegate registration on Sunday May 19th, 2019. All students receiving a grant to attend the conference must present their work in this session, and must submit a contribution to the proceedings. Posters presented at this session will be in the running for the two student poster prizes.

Student posters are presented twice during the conference, once during the student poster session, and again during the standard poster sessions.

Poster preparation guidelines can be found here.

Student Poster Session Set-up

Posters should be setup from 13:30 – 14:00 on Sunday May 19th and students should attend to their posters to interact with judges and arriving conference delegates from 14:00 to 18:00.

Standard Poster Session

Information about the standard poster session on Monday – Tuesday can be found here.

Local Printing of Posters

Posters can be printed locally in Melbourne. Please see the relevant information here.