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ISUILS Award for Young Researchers
ISUILS Award for Young Researchers

Application for the Young Researcher Awards has been closed.
Winners of the Awards must submit their poster presentation abstracts by the deadline: Tuesday, September 4, 2012.

The ISUILS Award for Young Researchers is sponsored by Japan Intense Light Field Science Society (JILS), one of the official support organizations of this symposium, and is available to encourage attendance of outstanding young researchers active in the field of intense laser science. The Second ISUILS Award for Young Researchers was awarded to three researchers at ISUILS10, held last October in Eisenach, Germany.

This year, three researchers will be chosen to receive the award. Each awardee will receive up to 100,000 (JPY) will be granted to help cover his/her travel and local staying expense. The grant will be given to the awardees at the symposium site.

Graduate (PhD) students, post-doctoral fellows, as well as young researchers in both temporary and permanent positions are eligible to apply.

To be eligible for the award, applicants are also required to:

  1. attend the symposium,
  2. give a poster presentation at the symposium,
  3. stay for the entire period of the meeting.
We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity and make your applications.

To apply, please submit the following documents by electronic files to the ISUILS Secretary (

  1. Curriculum vitae, including your date of birth
  2. A list of publications
  3. A letter of recommendation written by the applicant's supervisor or a head of the group to which he/she belongs

Please specify in your submission that you are applying for the "ISUILS Award for Young Researchers."

The closing date for application and receipt of the required documents is June 9, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. JST.

The awardees will be announced by the middle of June. They will be notified by email as well as announced on the symposium website.

Once they are selected, the awardees will be requested to submit their abstracts for the poster paper presentation through the symposium website.
***The deadline for poster submission is September 4, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. JST.***

For inquiries, please contact the ISUILS Secretary.

We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity and make your applications.