31st Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications

Paris, July 17 - 21, 2006

Travel Support For U.S. Participant

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
TRAVEL SUPPORT FOR U.S. PARTICIPANTS
to attend
THIRTY FIRST CONFERENCE ON STOCHASTIC PROCESSES AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
July 17-21, 2006
Paris, France

Funding is anticipated from the U.S. National Science Foundation for a block travel grant to help defray the travel costs of junior researchers and members of underrepresented groups from the United States participating in the 31st Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications to be held in Paris, France, July 17-21, 2006. The conference website is
http://www.proba.jussieu.fr/spa06

Junior researchers are those who received a Ph.D. in 2003 or later, or who are advanced graduate students working on Ph.D. dissertations. All applicants must be affiliated with a U.S. institution and residing in the United States. Following standard NSF restrictions concerning travel, recipients of travel grant funds for airfare must travel on U.S. carriers. All grant recipients must provide receipts for expenses to be reimbursed, whether for airfare or subsistence.

Applications received by April 15, 2006, will receive full consideration. Applications will be reviewed by a committee consisting of selected past and current U.S. members of the Committee for Conferences on Stochastic Processes. Applicants will be notified of awards on or before April 30, 2006.

Each application must include the following in the form of a pdf file:
(i)
A two page vita including education (all applicants except current Ph.D. students should include Ph.D. year, institution and dissertation title), current position, current research interests, complete list of publications. Advanced Ph.D. student applicants should include a letter of recommendation from their dissertation advisor;
(ii)
Expected level of participation at the conference, e.g., will give a talk (include title and abstract);
(iii)
Complete mailing address and e-mail address;
(iv)
Amount of support requested (with break-down of the expected costs into categories) and any partial support available from other sources;
(v)
Any federal research or other grants held;
(vi)
Affirmation that the applicant meets the eligibility criteria given above.
Those who are eligible and who wish to be considered for travel support should send their applications, preferably pdf file by e-mail, to:
Professor Rick Durrett
(SPA31 Travel Grant Applications)
Department of Mathematics
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
rtd1@cornell.edu