The Application Process

The 7th International Conference on Women in Physics will be held in Melbourne, Australia, July 13-17, 2020. Applications to serve on the U.S delegation will be opening soon and will be accepted until October 18 2019.

Goals and Responsibilities of a U.S. Delegate can be found here.

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. The U.S Delegation will consist of both traveling and non-traveling team members.

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 Sunday, October 18, 2019 to receive full consideration

For more information, please email or the Team Leaders.