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18-06 Jun 11-15, 2018 - Graduate Summer School in Algebraic Group Actions - Funding Application

Application deadline: Friday, February 16, 2018

The Organizing Committee of the Graduate Summer School in Algebraic Group Actions (June 11 - 15, 2018) (the "Program") invites applications for merit-based funding support.

Eligibility Requirements
Postdoctoral fellows or graduate students may apply.

Funding Support Available

We are able to provide support in the form of local expenses (accommodation in the on-campus residences and a modest per diem allowance).

Required Application Materials
  • Statement of interest (text box, below, 500 characters maximum),
  • Resume/curriculum vitae (PDF format, 2MB maximum); please have it ready for submission with this form.
Conditions of Award

Award recipients are expected to actively participate in the entire 5-day Summer School.

Application Form Instructions
Fields with an * are mandatory.
This online application must be filled out completely and submitted. It is not possible to save a partially completed application and return to it later.
After submitting, you will be directed to an upload page for resume/curriculum vitae submission.
Your resume must be uploaded as a PDF, no larger than 2MB.
Please have your r
esume/curriculum vitae ready to upload when you start to fill out this application.
Once your application is submitted, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address you designated on your application.
1. Contact Information.
This question requires a valid number format.
This question requires a valid email address.
4. Are you affiliated, for example, with a university, institution, organization, or company? *This question is required.
Affiliation Details.
Please enter you mailing address details below.
5. Demographics.
6. Proposed Arrival/Departure Dates. *This question is required.
This question requires a valid date format of MM/DD/YYYY.
This question requires a valid date format of MM/DD/YYYY.

If selected for funding support in the form of local accommodation, you will likely be sharing a double room in the university dormitory. If you have any requests regarding potential roommates, please indicate this in the box below.

Would you like to include your supervisor's contact information for recommendation purposes?
We will contact them for a letter of reference. 
Supervisor Affiliation Details. *This question is required.
Please avoid using BLOCK/ALL CAPITALS.

Please include a statement of interest detailing the reasons for your participation in the Summer School. Maximum 500 words. 

The statement of interest should explain how this Summer School will strengthen your academic and/or professional development. You could, for example, write about

  • your reasons and motivations for attending the summer school,
  • your current/proposed research, and how you expect participation in the summer school to help you,
  • how attending the summer school will assist you in your professional goals, 
  • the relationship between the summer school and your professional plans, or
  • what you hope to gain from your participation.

Please be as concrete as possible in your response--provide specific examples, such as the names of collaborators attending the event.

Check all that apply.

Funding support requests should be for the minimum amount necessary to make Program participation possible.

Since we expect funding requests to greatly exceed available resources, you are encouraged to also seek other sources of financial support.

Any reimbursement claims must adhere with Fields Institute Reimbursement Policies. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that his/her funding request is consistent with these guidelines.
This question requires a valid currency format.
Please enter the total requested amount of funding support in Canadian Dollars:

Comments regarding your funding support application may be indicated below (150 word maximum):

11. Resume/Curriculum Vitae. *This question is required.
Please upload your curriculum vitae in PDF format. Maximum file size is 2 MB.

Please name your file: "First Name, Last Name - CV.pdf"