Sloan Foundation Funding for Students

The Sloan Foundation is offering funding opportunities for eligible* students currently studying at US universities who are participating in the PhD Day.

1. Presenters at the PhD Day (on Sunday, November 12) will receive full funding, which includes a registration waiver and, $600 travel stipend, and deli lunch on day of presentation.

2. Funds are also available for five non-presenting attendees at the PhD Day who will receive registration waivers for the conference.

Participants in the PhD Day are, of course, encouraged to stay for the entire conference. Students who are already registered for the conference may apply for this funding and will receive a refund on their registration fees if successful.

Full information on the PhD Day is available at this page.

To apply

Presenters : email a full research paper to by October 9. Only six papers will be included in the program to ensure sufficient depth of discussion.

Non-presenters : email a copy of your curriculum vita, including research interests, to by October 9.

*A student is eligible if i) enrolled in a PhD program at an accredited U.S. University, ii) in good academic standing, and iii) in the dissertation stage of his/her program (i.e., passed all qualifying exams, ABD).