The Virtual Convention Participation Assistance Program defrays participation costs for APS Members and Student Affiliates who are presenting their research at the 2021 APS Virtual Convention. These costs can include technology, equipment, internet bandwidth, family care, etc. Recipients will be provided with a $200 USD cash award.
Applicants for Virtual Convention Participation Assistance must have a poster or flash talk accepted for presentation at the 2021 APS Virtual Convention and are required to be registered and paid in full in order to receive the assistance payment.
How to Apply
Once you receive your poster or flash talk acceptance notification, please use the form below to submit your application. Please note you must be an APS Member or Student Affiliate to access the form. The application deadline is May 4, 2021.
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Who should apply for this award?
Any APS member presenting a poster or flash talk at the 2021 APS Virtual Convention that needs help covering the costs related to participation in the program should apply. Those costs include family care, technology, equipment, additional internet bandwidth, or costs for any other products or services that allow you to participate in the 2021 Virtual Convention.
Do I have to be a member of APS?
Yes. To be able to access the application you must be a member of APS. Click here to learn more about APS Membership and to join. Don’t forget, the first author of your flash talk or poster must be an APS Member to be able to present your research at the 2021 APS Virtual Convention. APS members receive a considerable discount on Convention registration.
How much is the participation award?
The participation award is $200 USD.
When will I be able to apply for the participation award?
You can apply as soon as you have received notification that your poster or flash talk has been accepted for presentation at the 2021 APS Virtual Convention. Award applications close May 4, 2021. This is a firm deadline. No late applications will be accepted.
When will decisions go out?
On or before May 12, 2021.
How will I receive the award if I am selected?
Those residing in the USA or Canada will be mailed a check. Those residing outside of the USA or Canada will receive a wire transfer.
Should I register for the Convention before receiving notification of the award?
You need to be registered and paid in full to be eligible to receive the award. We advise registering as soon as possible. Register by April 15 to get the best rates!
Do you have additional questions?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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