Student Financial Support

Thanks to Chinese Academy of Sciences and our generous sponsors, all student participants receive discounted registration fee, and a certain number of grants will be offered to students in the field of accelerator science to attend HIAT'18. The grants include a waiver of registration fees and free accommodation.

It is understood that grant recipients will volunteer to act as scientific secretaries (assisting the Session Chairs/running microphones) during one or two sessions .

The deadline for applications is July 15, 2018.
In order to be eligible for applying the student program, the applicants must:
• Be a student (PhD, master, or bachelor) enrolled in a university program or a postdoc within 3 years after receiving the PhD degree.
• Be working in the field related to the topics covered by the SRF conference.
• Submit an abstract  before ***July 01, 2018***  to the conference  via SPMS system.
• Be able to attend the entire conference.
• Be willing to assist the LOC during the conference – roles defined below.
All applications should be sent to with the following files:
•  A letter containing general information. (must including name, date of birth, affiliation, grade, and contribution number)
•  A brief letter explaining your need for support.
•  A reference letter from advisor, department or institution that confirms your  position, your research and your financial need.
•  A copy of a document certifying your enrollment in the academic institution (e.g. semester registration) or your employment as a post-doc and the year of  your  PhD (e.g. a letter from the employer).

All student grant applicants will be informed about the outcome of their application by Aug. 01, 2018. All successful applicants required to respond with formal confirmations by Aug. 10, 2018. All of these are preliminary scheduled dates. Early registration is recommended for the sake of timely handling visas. 

Letters of support/references, signed by the Supervisor, Head of the Institute, Laboratory or University Department where the young scientist is working/studying, are required for each application, Questions about grants and applications may be addressed to the HIAT'18 Local Conference secretary  Ms. Lu Li by  e-mail