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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 (for participation in conferences)

Eligibility: Travel Awards are intended for MSc or PhD students members of the EMS, who are presenting authors of either oral or poster presentations.

The value of the travel awards is defined based on the distance between the host institution of the MSc/PhD student and the conference place. Award for type of traveling: distance over 250 km - 250 €, over 750 km - 500 €, over 3000 km - 800 €. Distances are calculated based on the minimum distance between the home institution and the conference place.

The applicants should have a valid membership at least from the deadline of each call for Travel Awards till the end of the conference. This is a requisite for the transfer of the award to the winners.

Application: The applications will be accepted by the EMS council upon reception of all the documents specified below within the opening call period.

Unless stated otherwise the documents to submit are:

    1. a copy of the abstract accepted for oral or poster communication by the conference organizers

    2.  proof of acceptance of the abstract for oral or poster communication, which must be submitted no later than 1 week after the announcement by the conference organizers

   3. CV of the candidate (*) (2 pages max.)

   4. Motivation letter

   5. Proof of studentship

   6. Proof of EMS membership (**)

 

(*) The CV of the applicants, besides other relevant information, must include the following points:

- commencement date of the PhD/MSc studies

- list of publications identifying the ones in which the applicant is the first or corresponding author

- poster and oral communications as presenting authors in previous conferences.

(**) As a proof of EMS membership are only considered documents emitted by the EMS, mentioning clearly the number and expiration date of the candidate membership, such as: the letter/email sent by the EMS validating the membership or the copy of the EMS webpage of the candidate confirming the validity of the membership.

 

Proposals will be selected against the following criteria:

- Scientific quality and originality of the contribution

- Applicant's profile (CV)

- Applicant's motivation

 

The applications will be reviewed by a panel of referees with final decisions made by the EMS Council. Selected candidates will be contacted by EMS.  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 (max 1 A4 page) on the conference. Only the best reports will have the chance to be published on the EMS Newsletter. The report should be sumitted up to 90 days after the end of the conference. The non-submission of the report excludes the possibility of the EMS member to apply for EMS applications/benefits.

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” and the EMS logo.

The application 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

(1)

Max. number of awards

(2)

Status  

(3)

Fouling and cleaning in food processing - FCFP 2018

(2018-04-17 2018-04-20)

http://www.lth.se/membranportalen/english/fcfp2018/

02.03.2018 1 Closed

Membrane and electromembrane processes - MELPRO 2018

(2018-05-13 2018-05-16)

http://www.melpro.cz/

24.03.2018 2 Closed

XII Scientific Conference “Membranes and Membrane Processes in Environmental Protection” - MEMPEP 2018 (2018-06-13 - 2018-06-16)

http://mempep2018.systemcoffee.pl/index2.html

22.04.2018 2 Open

15th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes ICIM 2018

(2018-06-18 - 2018-06-22)

https://www.icim2018.com
22.04.2018 2 Open

35th European Membrane Society Summer School 2018 (4)

(2018-06-24 - 2018-06-29)

https://www.utwente.nl/en/tnw/mtg/EMSsummerschool/

22.04.2018 5 Open

Euromembrane 2018

(2018-07-09 - 2018-07-13)

http://www.euromembrane2018.org/

25.03.2018 10 Closed

Comments:

1 The 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.

2 This 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. 

3 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.

4 Please note that the documents: 1. Copy of the abstract accepted for oral or poster communication and 2. the proof of acceptance of the abstract are not required to apply for the Travel Awards to the 35th EMS Summer School 2018.

 

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 to cover the conference fee excluding accomodation and meals (when included in the conference fee) up to a maximum of 800 €.

Eligibility: The Conference fee awards are intended for Young Academics (between 0-8 years upon the date of PhD completion) who are EMS members and presenting authors of either oral or poster presentations.

The applicants should have a valid membership at least from the deadline of each call for Conference Fee Awards till the end of the conference. This is a requisite for the transfer of the award to the winners.

Application: The applications will be accepted by the EMS council upon reception of all the documents specified below within the opening call period.

Unless stated otherwise the documents to submit are:

   1. the copy of the abstract accepted for oral or poster communication by the conference organizers

   2. proof of acceptance of the abstract for oral or poster communication

   3. CV of the candidate (*) (2 pages max.)

   4. motivation letter (1 page max.)

   5. proof of young academic status including the date of PhD completion and a copy of the PhD certificate/diploma (copy of original and English translation maybe required)

  6. proof of EMS membership (**)

 

(*) The CV of the applicants, besides other relevant information, must include the following points:

- date of the PhD completion

- list of publications identifying the ones in which the applicant is the first or corresponding author

- poster and oral communications as presenting authors in previous conferences

(**) As a proof of membership are only considered documents emitted by the EMS, mentioning clearly the number and expiration date of the candidate membership, such as: the letter/email sent by the EMS validating the membership or the copy of the EMS webpage of the candidate confirming the validity of the membership.

 

Proposals will be selected against the following criteria:

- Scientific quality and originality of the contribution

- Applicant’s profile (CV)

- Applicant’s motivation

 

The applications will be reviewed by a panel of referees with final decisions made by the EMS Council. Selected candidates will be contacted by EMS. 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 (max. 1 A4 page) on the conference to be published on the EMS Membrane News and web-site. The report should be submitted up to 90 days after the end of the conference. The non-submission of the report excludes the possibility of the EMS member to apply for EMS applications/benefits.

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 of travel grant” and the EMS logo.

The package should be submitted in electronic format, indicating in the subject line EMS Young Academics Conference fee awards for “name of the Conference”, 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

(1)

Max. number of awards

(2)

Status

(3)

Fouling and cleaning in food processing 2018  - FCFP 2018

(2018-04-17 - 2018-04-20)

http://www.lth.se/membranportalen/english/fcfp2018/

02.03.2018 1 Closed

Membrane and electromembrane processes - MELPRO 2018

(2018-05-13 2018-05-16)

http://www.melpro.cz/

24.03.2018 1 Closed

15th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes ICIM 2018

(2018-06-18 - 2018-06-22)

https://www.icim2018.com
22.04.2018 1 Open

Euromembrane 2018

(2018-07-09 - 2018-07-13)

http://www.euromembrane2018.org/

25.03.2018

10

(4 of which are Patrick Meares prizes)

Closed

1 The 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.

2 This 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.

3 Status: “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 2018 is open, 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.

Deadline is 1st May 2018.

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
Antoine Kemperman, a.j.b.kemperman@utwente.nl

EMS Secretary: ems@chimie.ups-tlse.fr

 

 
 

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