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European Membrane Society (EMS) Grants and Awards

Please select your current status from the list:

  1. MS/PhD students (for participation in conferences)

  2. Young Academics (conference fee awards)

  3. Application for Best Paper Award

 

MS/PhD students (travel awards for participation in conferences)

Eligibility: The Awards are intended for MS-students/PhD-students who are EMS members1 and are the presenting author of either oral or poster presentations. Proof of acceptance of the aforementioned paper is therefore required. A proof of studentship or certificate from the sending institution indicating the candidate is a student is also needed. Distance from the host organization to the conference site shall be higher than 250 km (http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/tools/distance_en.htm).

Application: Candidates should submit a copy of their documents:

  • a copy of their abstract

  • proof of paper acceptance (2)

  • proof of studentship

  • proof of EMS membership (1)

  • CV (2 pages max.)

  • cover letter detailing their motivation (1 page max.)

Proposals will be selected against the following criteria:

  • Scientific quality and originality of the contribution

  • Applicant’s profile (CV)

  • Applicant’s motivation

Nominations will be reviewed by a panel of referees with final decisions made by the EMS Council. Selected candidates will be contacted by EMS. The name of the awardees will be published on the EMS website and social media. Transfer of the funds corresponding to the grants will only be made after Conference organizers confirm the registration.

Awardees agree, upon submitting the application, to write a short report on the conference to be published on the EMS Membrane News and web-site. The poster and/or oral presentation(s) presented by awardees at the conference must include the following acknowledgment: “[NAME] acknowledges European Membrane Society for providing travel grant”.

The package should be submitted in electronic format, indicating in the subject line EMS Travel Awards to “name of the Conference”, to:

Carla Portugal cmp@fct.unl.pt
Wojciech Kujawski kujawski@chem.umk.pl

 

 

List of conferences eligible for EMS travel awards

 

Conference

Deadline for applications (3)

Max. number of awards (4)

Status (5)

Engineering with Membranes, EWM2017

(2017-04-26 - 2017-04-28)

http://www.ewm207.com

20.02.2017

2

Closed

OSN 2017 - 6th International Conference on Organic Solvent Nanofiltration

(2017-06-04 - 2017-06-06)

http://www.osn2017.org

20.03.2017

3

Closed

5th PV VP MD - 5th International Scientific Conference on Pervaporation, Vapor Permeation and Membrane Distillation

(2017-06-20 - 2017-06-23)

http://www.pv.chem.umk.pl

23.03.2017

3

Closed

EMS-SS2017 - 34th EMS Summer School 2017

(2017-06-26 - 2017-06-30)

https://www.lth.se/membranportalen/english/ems-summer-school-2017/

10.04.2017

4

Closed

ICOM 2017 - International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes

(2017-07-29 - 2017-08-04)

https://www.icom2017.org

10.04.2017

2

Closed

ImagineMembrane

(2017-09-24 - 2017-09-29)

http://imaginemembrane.eu/web/index.html

tba 3 Closed

Comments:

1The candidates should be member of the European Membrane Society (EMS) at the deadline of each call for Travel Award.

2The candidates should submit the copy of the proof of paper acceptance no later than 1 week after receiving the announcement by the conference organizers. The EMS is allowed to exclude all the candidates that do not fulfill this requirement.

3The call is usually opened along the abstract submission period and closed on the deadline for abstract submission (as specified by conference organizers). EMS retains its right to solely change Application dates without prior notification if the date of notification of abstract acceptance is changed by conference organizers. All applications will be evaluated on equal basis after closing of the call.

4This is maximum number of awards that can be issued by EMS. The actual number of awards might be varied with respect to applications evaluation procedure. EMS retains its right to solely change the number of issued awards or cancel the call without prior notification. Award for type of traveling: distance over 250 km – 250 €, over 750 km – 500 €, over 3000 km – 800 €. Distance calculator: http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/tools/distance_en.htm. EMS does not support the traveling with the distance less than 250 km.

5 Status: “TBA” – to be announced in the future (please check EMS web-site to be updated), “Open” – applications can be submitted, “Closed” – no further application is accepted.

 

Young Academics (conference fee awards)

European Membrane Society is aware of the difficulties that early stage researchers may face for participating in international conferences. EMS therefore launched a programme for supporting participation of early-stage researchers (Young Academics) in international membrane conferences. Support will be provided in terms of covering the conference registration fee.

Eligibility: The Awards are intended for Young Academics (between 0-8 years from finishing their PhD) who are EMS members1 and are the presenting author of either oral or poster presentations. Proof of acceptance of the aforementioned paper is therefore required. A proof of PhD diploma (copy of original and English translation if needed) or certificate from the sending institution indicating the candidate is early stage researchers (between 0-8 years from finishing their PhD) is also needed.

Application: Candidates should submit a copy of their documents:

  • a copy of their abstract

  • proof of paper acceptance (2)

  • proof of Young Academic status including the date of PhD-defense

  • proof of EMS membership (1)

  • CV (2 pages max.)

  • cover letter detailing their motivation (1 page max.)

 Proposals will be selected against the following criteria:

  • Scientific quality and originality of the contribution

  • Applicant’s profile (CV)

  • Applicant’s motivation

Nominations will be reviewed by a panel of referees with final decisions made by the EMS Council. Selected candidates will be contacted by EMS. The name of the awardees will be published on the EMS website and social media. Transfer of the funds corresponding to the grants will only be made after Conference organizers confirm the registration.

Awardees agree, upon submitting the application, to write a short report on the conference to be published on the EMS Membrane News and web-site. The poster and/or oral presentation(s) presented by awardees at the conference must include the following acknowledgment: “[NAME] acknowledges European Membrane Society for providing conference fee award”.

 

The package should be submitted in electronic format, indicating in the subject line EMS Conference Fee Awards, to:

Carla Portugal cmp@fct.unl.pt

Wojciech Kujawski kujawski@chem.umk.pl

Pierre Aimar, aimar@chimie.ups-tlse.fr

 

List of conferences eligible for EMS conference fee awards

 

Conference

Deadline for applications (3)

Max. number of awards (4)

Status (5)

EWM2017 - Engineering With Membranes

(2017-04-26 - 2017-04-28)

http://www.ewm2017.com/

20.02.2017

1

Closed

OSN 2017 - 6th International Conference on Organic Solvent Nanofiltration

(2017-06-04 - 2017-06-06)

http://www.osn2017.org

20.03.2017

2

Closed

5th PV VP MD  - 5th International Scientific Conference on Pervaporation, Vapor Permeation and Membrane Distillation

(2017-06-20 - 2017-06-23)

http://www.pv.chem.umk.pl

23.03.2017

2

Closed

EMS-SS2017 - 34th EMS Summer School 2017

(2017-06-26 - 2017-06-30)

http://www.lth.se/membranportalen/english/ems-summer-school-2017/

10.04.2017

4

Closed

ICOM 2017  -  International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes

(2017-07-29 - 2017-08-04)

http://www.icom2017.org/

10.04.2017

1

Closed

ImagineMembrane

(2017-09-24 - 2017-09-29)

http://imaginemembrane.eu/web/index.html

tba 1 Closed

 

Comments:

 

1The candidates should be member of the European Membrane Society (EMS) at the deadline of each call for Travel Award.

2The candidates should submit the copy of the proof of paper acceptance no later than 1 week after the announcement by the conference organizers. The EMS is allowed to exclude all the candidates that do not fulfill this requirement.

3The call is usually opened along the abstract submission period and will close on the deadline for abstract submission (as specified by conference organizers). EMS retains its right to solely change Application dates without prior notification if the date of notification of abstract acceptance and/or deadline for early registration fee is changed by conference organizers. All applications will be evaluated on equal basis after closing of the call.

4This is maximum number of awards that can be issued by EMS. The actual number of awards might be varied with respect to applications evaluation procedure. EMS retains its right to solely change the number of issued awards or cancel the call without prior notification. EMS covers the registration conference fee by transferring the fund directly to conference organizers. EMS accepts no liability on any possible losses or damages.

5Status: “TBA” – to be announced in the future (please check EMS web-site to be updated), “Open” – applications can be submitted, “Close” – no further application is accepted.

 

Best Paper Award

The call for the Best Paper Award 2016 will be launched at the beginning of 2018 for the original journal papers on Membrane Science and Engineering published during 2016 and 
2017.
The Award (1000€ plus a certificate) is for the best original journal paper on Membrane Science and Engineering published during 2016 and 2017.

Eligibility: The Award is intended for original journal papers (review papers are not eligible). Candidates must be EMS members and the major contributors to the paper (the first and/or corresponding author). Candidates must be under 35 years at the deadline for submission.

Application: Candidates should submit:

  • a copy of their paper

  • a short curriculum vitae including the date of birth

  • a cover letter detailing in less than 150 words the major contribution of the publication

  • a proof of EMS membership

  •  

Proposals will be selected against the following criteria:

  • Scientific quality and originality of the contribution

  • Applicant’s profile (CV)

  • Applicant’s motivation (cover letter)

Nominations will be reviewed by a panel of referees with final decisions made by the EMS Council.

Contact:
Alberto Figoli a.figoli@itm.cnr.it
Wojciech Kujawski, kujawski@chem.umk.pl
EMS Secretary: ems@chimie.ups-tlse.fr

 

 
 

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