SPECIAL GRANT

SPECIAL GRANT FOR PARTICIPATING GRADUATE STUDENTS

The Symposium will provide special grants to encourage graduate students to attend the symposium. The special grants will cover all expenses for the attendance that include round-trip transportation costs (including airfare for economy flights), registration fee, lodging and meals. Graduate students can apply the grant and 10~16 recipients will be selected and awarded for a certificate. The recipients must make an oral or poster presentation.


The applicants need to send the following files to Chenguang Zhou (zhouchenguang@nefu.edu.cn) by May 15:
•    A recommendation letter from applicant’s major thesis advisor.

•    An abstract that focuses on one of the seven FTMB2018 symposium topics.


The applicants’ abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Advisory Committee for the following criteria to select the recipients:
•    The relevance of the subject to the Symposium themes.
•    The novelty and significance of the subject.

•    The thoroughness and clarity of the abstract.


The abstracts that are not selected for the special grants will be considered together with the standard abstracts (June 1 deadline) for oral or poster presentations and for the Excellent Poster Awards.



EXCELLENT POSTER AWARDS
All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Advisory Committee. Awardees are selected on site and award recipients will be announced at Poster Awards Ceremony. These poster awards include a certificate and monetary award.