ORAU Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates (Graduate Students in Economics)

Visit the ORAU Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates (Graduate Students in Economics) Web site.

VPR Internal Deadline

11/11/13

Funding Agency Deadline
11/15/13

Funding or Award Criteria

“The DOE/NSF delegation consists of U.S. doctoral students whose current research at their universities is funded by one of the sponsoring agencies. These students will travel to Lindau to participate in discussions with the Nobel Laureates, as well as other graduate students and junior researchers from around the world.”

Eligibility

Mars, Incorporated sponsorship:

A student nominated to participate in this program must:

  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time graduate student.
  • Have completed by June 2014 at least two academic years of study toward a doctoral degree in economics or in a related discipline, but not planning a dissertation/thesis defense before December 31, 2014.
  • Be an active researcher who is performing research funded by public or private sources.

ORAU sponsorship:

  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time graduate student.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Have completed by June 2014 at least two academic years of study toward a doctoral degree in economics or in a related discipline, but not planning a dissertation/thesis defense before December 31, 2014.
  • Be an active researcher who is performing research funded by public or private sources.
  • Be enrolled at one of its member institutions.

 

Applicable Field(s)
Economics

# of Nominees Allowed
3 (1 ORAU, 2 MARS)

VPR Required Documents

  1. Completed and signed nomination form
  2. Two-page personal resume;
  3. A two-page letter of reference from the student's research mentor; and
  4. An essay of no more than one page written by the applicant describing why participation in the Lindau meeting is important for the applicant’s graduate education.

Notes

For more information, please contact Liza Scarborough at 512-471-2877, or liza@austin.utexas.edu.

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance