Subject: FELLOWSHIP: ACM/IEEE HPC Fellowship applns due May 1
From: Henry Neeman 
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2014 12:22:41 -0600 (CST)
OSCER users,

Forwarding from David Bader (bader@cc.gatech.edu) of Georgia Tech.

Please reply directly to David, or to

hpc-fellowship-questions@info.supercomputing.org

And please feel free to forward to anyone who may be interested
and appropriate.

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SUMMARY:

ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship 2014
$5000 honorarium; travel and registration for SC14; recognition
Submissions open Mon March 3 2014
Applications due Thu May 1 2014

http://sc14.supercomputing.org/program/awards/acmieee-cs-george-michael-memorial-hpc-fellowship/

hpc-fellowship-questions@info.supercomputing.org

DETAILS:

The ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship is open to
submissions from exceptional PhD students whose research focus is
on high-performance computing applications, networking, storage,
or large-scale data analysis using the most powerful computers
that are currently available.

Recipients receive a $5000 honorarium, travel and registration for
SC14, and recognition at the SC14 Awards Ceremony.

For information see:

http://sc14.supercomputing.org/program/awards/acmieee-cs-george-michael-memorial-hpc-fellowship/

Submissions close on 01 May 2014.

The ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship honors
exceptional PhD students throughout the world whose research
focus is on high-performance computing applications, networking,
storage, or large-scale data analysis using the most powerful
computers that are currently available.

The award committee is selected by the two societies and includes
past winners as well as leaders in the field.

The Fellowship reflects the two societies’ (ACM and IEEE-CS)
long-standing commitment to workforce diversity.

We encourage applications from women, minorities, international
students, and all who contribute to diversity.

Award

* $5000 honorarium

* Travel and registration to attend SC14 in New Orleans and be
honored at the Thursday Awards Session

* Recognition with other HPC award winners on the ACM, IEEE-CS,
and ACM SIGHPC websites

Eligibility

Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time PhD program at an
accredited college or university and must meet the minimum
scholarship requirements at their institution.

They are expected to have completed at least one year of study in
their doctoral program, and to have at least one year remaining
before graduation.

Advisees of committee members are not eligible for the award, nor
can committee members provide recommendations for candidates.

Previous winners are not eligible.

Selection

Fellowship recipients will be selected based on:

* Overall potential for research excellence

* Degree to which technical interests align with those of the HPC
community

* Evidence of academic progress to-date, including presentations
and publications

* Recommendations by faculty advisor and (optionally) others

* Evidence of a plan of study to enhance HPC-related skills

* Demonstration of current and planned future use of HPC resources

Procedure

Start at:

https://submissions.supercomputing.org/

Log in and complete the George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship
Application Form.

You will be asked to submit text not to exceed 1000 words or
2 pages in a PDF document.

This application should address the selection criteria presented
above.

You will be asked to identify your academic advisor and others who
can provide a recommendation for you.

When you click submit, a recommendation request will be e-mailed to
each of the people you have listed under "Advisor/Recommender
Information."

Your advisor should certify that you are eligible for this award
in his/her recommendation.

Be sure to give complete information about the program and your
application to each person asked to provide a recommendation.

Schedule
* Submissions open: Monday 03 March 2014
* Submissions close: Thursday 01 May 2014

Questions

Contact: hpc-fellowship-questions@info.supercomputing.org

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