Lindau Meeting Nomination

Oak Ridge Associated Universities is again privileged to provide funding to support graduate students to attend the annual meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany. It has sponsored students for this historic event for a number of years, and ORAU is currently soliciting graduate student nominations in the field of physics to attend the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting to be held June 30 - July 5, 2019.

The ORAU seeks nominations for a diverse group of students including, women, minorities and people with disabilities. Students must show a genuine interest in science and research; display a strong commitment to the field of physics; and be a well-rounded individual who can converse with scientists and peers in a meaningful way.

Instructions for Nominating a Graduate Student to attend the 69th Lindau Meeting with Nobel Laureates

Deadline for submission is Monday, September 24, 2018. Selected nominees will be determined by Friday, September 28, 2018.

The nomination of a graduate student for attending a 69th Lindau meeting must be made by the student's research advisor. The nomination consists of four components:

  1. Completed Lindau nomination form (download here)
  2. Personal resume of student
  3. One-page statement by the student on why meeting participation is important for student's graduate education
  4. Strong letter of reference by the research advisor with completed questionnaire (last page of nomination form, see #1. above)

Note that the nomination form includes components that must be completed by the graduate student (Section A and B) and the student's research advisor (Section C and the questionnaire) and the University nominating committee (Section D).  The research advisor should NOT complete Section D.

You must upload the four components listed above to the formstack site for the Lindau submission.

To be eligible, a student must:

  • have completed by June 2019 at least two academic years of study towards an academic degree in the field of physics or related discipline.
  • not be planning dissertation defense before January 1, 2020.
  • be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled at the University as a full-time graduate student.
  • be participating in a research project.