Student Travel Awards

Student Travel Awards: ASL or ASL-Sponsored Meetings

The ASL is able to offer modest student travel awards to attend ASL meetings and ASL sponsored meetings. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Please note that typically a student will be awarded at most one grant per calendar year.

North American Annual ASL Meeting and European Logic Colloquium: Graduate students in logic may apply to the ASL for student travel awards to these two ASL conferences. Applications are typically opened roughly six months prior to the conference and instructions are announced in the ASL Newsletter and the BSL Notices. Some of these funds may come from the US National Science Foundation. NSF funds for meetings outside the United States are restricted to US citizens and permanent residents and to international students enrolled at US universities. Air travel paid for using NSF funds must comply with the Fly America Act.

To apply for a student travel award to the 2019 ASL North American Annual Meeting at the CUNY Graduate Center, email the required application materials (described below) to the Program Chair, Wesley Holliday, by the deadline of February 15, 2019. No late applications will be accepted.

Other ASL Meetings and ASL-Sponsored Meetings: Student members of the ASL may apply for student travel awards to attend other ASL meetings and ASL Sponsored meetings. NSF restrictions do not apply to these awards, however, you MUST be an ASL member to be considered for an award. To apply, email the required application materials (described below) to the ASL office with “ASL travel application” in the subject line. Applications and recommendations must be received at least three months prior to the start of the meeting. No late applications will be accepted. Decisions will be communicated at least two months prior to the meeting.

Required application materials for a student travel award:

  1. Send a brief (preferably one page) letter of application that includes:
    • Your name
    • Your home institution
    • Your thesis supervisor’s name
    • A one-paragraph description of your studies and work in logic
    • A paragraph indicating why it is important to attend the meeting
    • Your estimate of the travel expenses you will incur
    • For citizens or residents of the USA: citizenship or Visa status
    • Optional: an indication of your gender and minority status.
  2. Ask your thesis supervisor to send a brief recommendation letter.