Student and Young Student Opportunities at the 17th Conference on Mountain Meteorology

Student Travel Grants

Student Travel Grant Page for more information and to apply.

Student Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer students are needed for registration and audio/visual support during the conference. Student volunteers are required to be in attendance the entire conference, and be available to work 1/2 each day from Sunday through Friday. The students will work either the first or second shift (i.e., morning or afternoon). For volunteering, the student will get their registration fee waived and $25.00 per day for food allowance. This program is a first come, first served basis. A limited number of students will be needed for the conference. Those students interested should please contact Jen Ives at jives@ametsoc.org for details.

Student and Young Scientist Award Opportunities

Best Student Presentation Awards

The Committee on Meteorology encourages abstract submissions from students for which awards will be given to the best student oral and poster presentations at the conference. Students must indicate that they wish to be included in the competition when submitting an abstract.

Student Travel Awards

Several student travel awards of $500 each will also be available to help supplement travel expenses for students who will be presenting at the conference. Students with limited travel funding or those traveling large distances to the conference will be favored for this award. To apply for this, the student should send a one-page justification letter by 15 April to the program co-chairs: Stephan De Wekker (dewekker@virginia.edu) or Erik Crosman (erik.crosman@utah.edu) describing how this travel support would assist them in attending the meeting.

Young Scientist Travel Award

The European Meteorological Society invites applications for a Young Scientist Travel Award (YSTA) to support the participation of young scientists at the AMS Conference for Mountain MeteorologyThe award includes financial support for travel expenditures of 500€. For more information, please visit http://www.emetsoc.org/awards/travel-awards/ams-mm-2016/.