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Russell and Sigurd Varian Award

Offered by American Vacuum Society

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 7, 2023
1 award worth

Varies

Grade level

Graduate Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

May 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Russell and Sigurd Varian Award aims to recognize and encourage excellence in continuing graduate studies in the sciences and technologies of interest to AVS. The nominee must be a registered graduate student in an accredited academic institution at the time when the applications are due. The following supporting documents must also be submitted to complete the package: A CV in PDF format and an abstract in PDF format.

About American Vacuum Society

The American Vacuum Society is an international community of scientists, engineers, and instrument manufacturers, which strives to promote research and communicate knowledge in the important areas of the surface, interface, vacuum, and thin film science and technology for the advancement of humankind. Recognition of outstanding scientific research and technological innovation is an important activity within AVS. Through their awards program, the Society recognizes and honors a wide range of extraordinary accomplishments vital to progress in fields of interest to AVS.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Science, Technology, and Society

Other Category

Merit Based

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Resume or CV

Letter of Recommendation

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Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Vacuum Society at [email protected].

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