SAS Seeks Applications for Atomic Spectroscopy Student Award

January 8, 2019

The Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS) and the SAS Atomic Technical Section will honor up to four students with the inaugural SAS Atomic Spectroscopy Student Award.

The Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS) and the SAS Atomic Technical Section will honor up to four students with the inaugural SAS Atomic Spectroscopy Student Award. The award will be given to undergraduate or graduate students who have excelled in the area of atomic spectroscopy.

Students selected for this award will be required to present their work as an oral presentation at SciX 2019, taking place in Palm Springs, California, October 13–18, 2019. Travel assistance is provided with the award (>$500) along with a two-year SAS membership after graduation.

To apply or recommend a student, please submit the following materials: 1) a letter of recommendation from the student’s advisor; 2) a one-page letter from the student highlighting his or her accomplishments and credentials and explaining how the research impacts the field of atomic spectroscopy; and 3)  a scientific abstract for work that the student would present, if chosen.

Documents should be emailed to Derrick Quarles and Ben Manard at atomic.section@s-a-s.org no later than March 1, 2019. Award winners will be notified by the beginning of April.

Students who apply for the award must either be SAS members, or they can register at the time of submission. Student memberships can be completed online (https://www.s-a-s.org/sas/join/index.html?action=sas&sas_activity=membership) or by phone (+1-301-694-8122).