Student Opportunities

Travel Grants

A Student Travel Grant is available for this Conference.  Please visit the Student Travel Grant Page for more information and to apply.  The application deadline is 8 May 2020.


The European Meteorological Society invites applications for a Young Scientist Travel Award (YSTA) to support the participation of young scientists at the 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology. The award includes financial support for travel expenditures of 500€. Young scientists under 35 years of age on the first of January 2020 working and/or studying in a European country are eligible for an award. For more details visit:

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

2 student travel awards 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 1 April to the program co-chairs: Lynn McMurdie ( & Sebastian Hoch ( describing how this travel support would assist them in attending the meeting.

Student Assistant

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 at least 1/2 a 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 Ricky Sidla for details.