National Science Foundation Student Grants

Scope of the Grant

National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Awards will directly cover the full registration fee and hotel accommodation in double-occupancy. The grant includes:

  • Access to all POWDERMET and AMPM technical presentations
  • Exhibition admission
  • Conference proceedings
  • Opening Night Reception
  • Opening General Session
  • Design Excellence Awards and Industry Recognition luncheons
  • Closing event
  • Exhibition admission
  • Registration bag with handouts
  • Double-occupancy hotel accommodations for 3-nights

Recipients are responsible for the cost of their own transportation and meals outside of the included conference events. Before applying, please note that to qualify for the award you MUST (no exceptions, so please don’t ask) be a student at a U.S. institution and attend the entire conference (Sunday–Wednesday). Please make your travel plans accordingly.

 ***Postdoctoral scholars are not eligible.

Application Instructions

Read these instructions carefully. Please note that incomplete submissions may seriously jeopardize grant consideration.

  1. Application deadline is Friday, February 15th by noon EDT. You should be informed of your acceptance by March 1st. The conference registration deadline for awardees is March 30th.
  2. Please note that a requirement is the preparation of a project poster to be displayed at the conference and a 10-minute synopsis of the poster during a scheduled Grant TNT: Talk ‘N Technology poster session. This requirement is designed to further enhance the student’s conference experience.
  3. Download the Poster and Presentation Requirements 
  4. Prior to applying, please prepare an Abstract for your poster (150 words maximum) and a Student Statement (150 words maximum) describing your interests in the powder metallurgy technology (conventional PM, metal injection molding, metal additive manufacturing, etc.)
Submissions are now closed. Please contact Stephanie Schember with questions.