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Elsevier Travel grants for S.I.A.M. 50th Anniversary and 2002 Annual Meeting

Elsevier Science sponsors Travel Grants
to the SIAM 50th Anniversary and 2002 Annual Meeting (SIAM50)

Five grants are available.

Program information for SIAM 50 at

To qualify:
Individuals must be mathematical scientists with full time appointments in
universities in „outreach” countries, for whom attendance would otherwise
not be within reach. Any country on the list of countries to which we
extend SIAM „outreach” membership rates – you can find the list of
countries at – will

1. round-trip excursion rate airfare (most economical available) to
2. US$250 to help defray costs while at the meeting
3. one year paid SIAM „outreach” member dues
***SIAM will waive registration fees for the five awardees.

To apply:
Send a cover letter stating your intention to attend SIAM50 and
explaining the reasons for your request.

Provide a letter from your home university or institute expressing support
for your attendance at the meeting. The letter should confirm your
position, provide the title of your position and be signed by a department
chairman or supervisor. A commitment to fund the remainder of the cost of
travel/expenses not covered by the award should also be stated.

Individuals who will be presenting papers at the conference will be
given priority. Append to the letter a copy of the abstract of your
presentation. The presentation itself must be submitted by normal

Potential awardees must be able to receive permission to travel to
Philadelphia with the intent of attending the SIAM50 meeting.

Applications must be received by February 25, 2002.

The awardees will be selected by a SIAM committee. The tentative list
of winners to be submitted to Elsevier Science for approval on or
before April 1.

Applications for the Travel Grants should be sent to:

Attn.: Elsevier/SIAM 50 Travel Grant Applicatio
3600 University City Science Center
Philadelphia PA 19104 USA
fax: 215-386-7999