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Missouri University of Science & Technology
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Alex Charters Student Scholars

Nominations must be received no later than October 31, 2014

The Hypervelocity Impact Society is pleased to announce a call for nominations to the Alex Charters Student Scholars Program. This program provides conference registration and travel reimbursement support to selected students for attendance at the 2015 Hypervelocity Impact Symposium, to be held in Boulder, Colorado.

ELIGIBILITY: Students currently enrolled full-time in an academic institution at the time of the conference and interested in hypervelocity impact phenomena are eligible for nomination to the Alex Charters Student Scholars Program. This program is aimed primarily at graduate students, although undergraduate students may also apply.

AWARD PACKAGE: Each student selected as Alex Charters Student Scholars will receive travel reimbursement support for attendance at HVIS2015 (reimbursement for transportation and lodging expenses only). Alex Charters Student Scholars will also receive complementary conference registration and a copy of the conference proceedings (a $700.00+ value).

HOW TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS: The nomination must be submitted by the student's academic advisor, on the letterhead of the academic institution. The nomination is limited to a maximum of three pages, and must include the following items: • Names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of both the student and the advisor. • A brief overview of the student's academic background and record. • A discussion of why the symposium would be helpful to the student. Nominations submitted after the deadline or exceeding the three-page limit will not be considered.

Send completed nominations (by postal mail or email) to:

Dr. Ronald E. Brown
Research Professor
Physics Department
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, CA 93943 United States

Nominations must be received no later than October 31, 2014.

Alex Charters Student Scholars will be selected based on a review of the nominations by the HVIS Educational Outreach Committee.

Questions on the program may be directed to the Educational Outreach Committee chair, Ronald E. Brown