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19-06 Jun 10-28, 2019 - Focus Program on Applications of Noncommutative Functions - Funding Application

The purpose of this form is to allow all attendees including post-doctoral fellows and graduate students to be considered for financial support which will cover (partially) the travel and accommodation expenses related to the participation at the workshop. Preference will be given to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and junior researchers (within 10 years of the PhD).

Application Process

Applications for travel support should include the following: A cover letter, which gives a brief summary of research interests and accomplishments and describes the applicant's reason for wanting to attend the conference and mention qualification under the above preference criteria. 

A CV, containing basic information such as degrees earned, current affiliations and list of publications. PhD students can include relevant coursework, projects, grades, and any other information that the student feels is relevant to support their application.

In addition, graduate students need to submit a a supporting letter from a current advisor. This should be only as long as necessary to convey the relevant information. It should confirm that the graduate student is in good standing and briefly describe the applicant's research area. It would also help if the letter could indicate how the applicant would benefit from attending the workshop and why the applicant is in need of a travel grant.

NOTE: All required files must be uploaded as *one PDF file*.

Important Dates
Submission deadline: MAY 27, 2019

Travel Support Requirements

Applicants are strongly encouraged to secure additional funding from other sources as awards will not cover full travel costs and will not be offered to all applicants. Funds will be disbursed only in the form of reimbursements for actual expenses. A receipt is required for any expense reimbursed (e.g., airfare and hotel receipts). All reimbursement claims must conform to Fields Institute policies: . The reimbursement will be sent as a cheque by mail six to eight weeks after receipt of an acceptable reimbursement form and supporting documentation.

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.
  • You may submit ONE .PDF file with your application no larger than 2MB. Please have this .PDF 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.Do not use BLOCK/ALL CAPITALS.
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3. Are you affiliated, for example, with a university, institution, organization, or company? *This question is required.
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4. Demographics. This information will be used for statistical and reporting purposes internally and for funding partners, to improve the diversity of access to programming at the Fields Institute.
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Comments regarding your funding support application may be indicated below (150 word maximum):
8. Include a cover letter, CV, containing basic information such as degrees earned, current affiliations, relevant coursework and grades, and any other information the applicant feels is relevant to support their application. Applicants should demonstrate a serious interest in the subject matter of the workshop, as evidenced by recent coursework and projects. A supporting letter from a supervisor should be included and should be only as long as necessary to convey the relevant information - including a confirmation that the student is a PhD candidate in good standing and describe the research area of the student. Furthermore, the letter should indicate how the student would benefit from attending the conference and why the student is in need of a travel grant.

NOTE: The student's cover letter, CV, and any other relevant information must be included in *one PDF file*. Apart from the cover letter, an application from early career researchers should also include a CV. *This question is required.Please name your .PDF file: "LAST NAME, First Name.pdf"
Maximum file size is 2 MB.