Student Awards

The International Ballistics Society is pleased to announce a call for nominations to the Student Grants Program. 

This program provides conference registration and travel support to selected students for attendance at the 29th International Symposium on Ballistics, to be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, USA during May 2016. See the link on the left of this page:

ELIGIBILITY:Students enrolled in an academic institution at the time of the conference and interested in ballistic impact phenomena are eligible for nomination to the Student Grants Program. This program is aimed at graduate students or undergraduate students. Students who have reached the Ph.D. level prior to the Student Grants Program due date (January 26, 2016) are not eligible.

AWARD PACKAGE:The grant consists of funding ($1000 plus free registration fee) to ONE (1) student from each of the technical areas of the symposium: Internal Ballistics; Launch Dynamics; Flight Dynamics; Explosion Mechanics; Terminal Ballistics and Impact Physics and Vulnerability. This makes a maximum of six (6) awards.

HOW TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS: The nomination must be submitted by the student's academic advisor, on the letterhead of the academic institution. The nomination is limited to a maximum of two pages, and must include the following items:
The application form ( and a letter (two pages max) including:
Applicants should also note:

Send the paper via the conference submission procedure and the application letter (by postal mail or email)
Dr. Francisco Gálvez
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Departamento de Ciencia de Materiales
28040 Madrid, Spain

Deadline for Nominations: Nomination letters must be received no later than January 26, 2016. Student Grant Awards selection will be based on a review of the Paper manuscript and the covering letter by the ISB Student Committee. Questions on the program may be directed to the committee chair, Francisco Gálvez.

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