The Application Process

The 6th International Conference on Women in Physics will be held in Birmingham, UK, July 16-20, 2017. Applications to serves on the U.S. delegation are open and will be accepted until Saturday, October 29, 2016. Members of the U.S. delegation will travel to the conference and support all activities of the U.S. delegation including, writing and editing the U.S. paper, creating and presenting the U.S. poster, and any other projects of the U.S. delegation.

Selection: The U.S. Delegation will be selected by the Delegation Selection Committee (comprised of the U.S. Team Chair and Team Leads chosen by a subcommittee of the U.S. Liaison Committee for IUPAP). The Delegation Selection Committee will select the applicants, keeping the goal of the delegation diversity and balance in mind. More specifically, the committee will consider the following: gender diversity (with at least one or two males), inclusion of undergraduate students, graduate students, post-docs, early career, and senior level members, underrepresented ethnic/racial minorities, geographic diversity, different career paths (academic, corporate, K-12 teachers, government laboratory, etc.), and one or two social/behavioral scientists with knowledge of STEM careers and/or women in STEM.

Application: The application consists of an essay, an abstract of a research poster that you would present at the conference, and a short biographical sketch (not to exceed two pages). Additionally, graduate students and post-docs must submit a letter of reference.

Completed applications must be submitted at by no later than 11:59pm (Eastern) on Saturday, October 29, 2016.

For more information, please email or the Team Leaders.