Student Opportunities

Best Student Presentation Awards
The Mesoscale Processes Committee encourages abstract submissions from students and postdocs for which awards will be given for best presentations. Registrants should indicate their eligibility for student and postdoc awards when submitting their abstracts. 

Student Travel Awards
The Mesoscale Processes Committee is also offering three student travel awards to help supplement travel expenses. To be eligible for a travel award, the student must be a current AMS student member, non-resident in San Diego, and must have submitted an abstract for presentation at the meeting. To apply please send your CV and a brief (1/2 page) justification to the conference co-chairs: Katja Friedrich ( and Stan Trier ( by the abstract deadline of 30 March 2017.

Student Travel Grants
The 17th Conference on Mesoscale Processes has an AMS Student Travel Grant available.  Please see the Student Travel Grant Page for more information and to apply.  The Travel Grant deadline is 2 June 2017.

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 Thursday. 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 Ricky Sidla at for details.