The Bruno Martinelli Fellowship provides funding for Latin American science graduate students or early career scientists to attend an international meeting or workshop, and present a paper on volcanic processes. A fund supporting this fellowship was established in 2001 by colleagues of Dr. Bruno Martinelli, a Swiss volcanologist who worked in South America and personally provided travel assistance to young scientists.
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The American Geophysical Union is accepting applications for the Bruno Martinelli Travel Fellowship. This fellowship provides funding for Latin American science graduate students or early career scientists to attend and present a paper on volcanic processes at the 2012 Workshop of the European Seismological Commission: Geophysical and Geodetical Techniques for Monitoring and Analysis of Submarine Eruptions in El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain, 14-21 September 2012.
- Involved in volcano research or monitoring
- Currently a full-time graduate student or have received a Ph.D. within the last seven years
- Science graduate student or early career scientist born and currently working in Latin America or the Caribbean
- Recipients are required to submit receipts for claimed expenses up to the amount of the award by 31 October 2012.
- Recipients are required to submit a brief (<300 words) report on the benefits of attending this meeting by 31 October 2012.
Applications for the the 2012 Bruno Martinelli Student Travel Fellowship are now closed. Please check back in May of 2013 for more opportunities.