Student Travel Award

Student Travel Award

Thank you to our sponsors

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 NSMMS & CRASTE Student Grants

  • Setareh Azarnoush, University of Colorado Boulder - Oxidation Behavior of SiC Fiber Preforms Infiltrated with Polymer Derived HfSiCNO by an Additive Manufacturing Approach
  • Sergio Cordova, The University of Texas at El Paso - Magnesiothermic Combustion Synthesis of Zirconium and Hafnium Diborides
  • Joshua Gild, University of California, San Diego - High-Entropy Metal Diborides: A New Class of Ultrahigh Temperature Ceramics
  • Claire Jolowsky, Florida State University - Scale-up Study and Demonstration of Highly Aligned and High Concentration CNT Reinforced Composites for Aerospace Applications
  • Alec Murchie, Missouri University of Science and Technology - Mechanical Properties of Borothermally Synthesized Zirconium Diboride
  • Austin Stanfield, Missouri University of Science and Technology - Effects of Transition Metals on the Thermal Properties of Zirconium Diboride

NSMMS & CRASTE Student Travel Award

Indian Wells, CA
Jun 26 - 29, 2017

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NSMMS & CRASTE is pleased to announce the student travel grant program for this year’s symposium at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, in Indian Wells, CA. This program is intended to encourage student participation and provide networking opportunities for students with representatives from industry, academia, and government. The competitive grant program is designed to cover a portion of costs associated with attending the symposium including travel, student registration fee, lodging and meals (government per diem rates). Applicants are required to either give an oral presentation or a poster presentation of their research at the symposium.

Eligibility: Graduate or undergraduate students in good academic standing are eligible to apply. All applicants must be U.S. persons (U.S. born or naturalized citizens or Permanent Residents with U.S. Green Cards). Abstracts on your suggested topic (300 words or less) are required with the application.

Funding: Award amounts are variable depending on needs, but are typically around $1,000. This award can be applied to things such as registration costs, travel (airfare or auto mileage), accommodations, and government per diem - under federal guidelines. Awards will be given in two rounds

  • Awards will be announced Apr 14, 2017. Applications due by Apr 7th at 11 am ET.
  • Excellence Awards for Posters: Cash awards will be given to the top three participating student posters. Poster will be reviewed on site by a selection panel and awards will be made at the Wednesday evening reception.

    • 1st Place Student Poster Excellence Award $500
    • 2nd Place Student Poster Excellence Award $300
    • 3rd Place Student Poster Excellence Award $200

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    Please send Offline Applications, please submit applications, abstracts, and/or inquiries to:
    Amy Walker, 937-626-4415,