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SFV “Michel Cantarel” student grant


To encourage young researchers' works, French Vacuum Society (SFV) will reward 5 PhD students attending EVC16 in Marseille.

The 'Michel CANTAREL' Grants consists on Certificates (Diploma)
& Cash prizes of €300 for each student.


To be eligible for the “Michel Cantarel” Student Grant, the Applicant must:

  • be registered as a graduate student
  • present an oral or poster contribution (see Application section)
  • pay the registration fees
  • be present during the Closing ceremony


To compete to the "Michel Cantarel” Student Grants, PhD students have to check "yes" in the Abstract submission form (section: SFV “Michel Cantarel” Student grant) and must send by email to the Conference secretary before 30 May 2021:

  • One short-CV (3 pages maximum) including:
    • Date of birth
    • Date of thesis beginning and tentative date of PhD discussion
    • Name of the PhD supervisor(s)
    • School, University curriculum
    • Career path (if neede)
    • Abstract of the PhD work
    • List of publications and communications (oral, poster)
  • Support letter from the PhD supervisor(s)
  • Motivation letter from the applicant
  • Copy of the 2020-2021 / 2021-2022 student card


The documents listed above must be received by 30 May by email to the Conference secretary . The support letter must be sent by email by the supervisor.

The SFV “Michel Cantarel” Student Grant' Committee will proceed in 3 steps:

  • By the middle of April, a first selection: 8 finalists will be chosen based on the scientific and the originality of the work.
  • The Final selection will proceed during the conference: The Committee will attend the selected presentations (during oral and poster sessions) in order to decide for the best works.
  • The Granted PhD students will be rewarded during the Closing ceremony at the end of the conference.




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