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The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Lectureship Awards support seminars that broaden awareness of existing or proposed searches for new physics using novel cost-effective probes, and of new theoretical ideas that could impact where and how such probes search for new physics.
We will fund up to 12 grants a year to support 2-3 day visits. Funding can be requested up to $2,000.
Applications may be submitted any time throughout the year but are reviewed on a rolling basis.
Review Cycle Deadlines: March 15, July 15, November 15
Grant funds can cover travel, lodging, and food for the speaker to give a lecture or lead an interactive discussion at the host institution and meet with potential collaborators over the multi-day visit. Dependent-care expenses for the speaker may be included. APS will distribute funds as reimbursement for expenses incurred. Reimbursement will be made to the speaker directly following submission of their final report. In rare cases, funds can be advanced prior to travel.
If funds are awarded, participants agree to do the following:
Selection will be based on:
Applications will be reviewed by the members of the project management team. The team generally reviews, and makes decisions concerning applications on a rolling basis. Prospective lectureship award recipients and host institutions should plan in advance to allow time for review, decision, and award.
Nominees and award and office holders are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.
To apply, complete the online application and upload the following information in PDF form:
NOTE: Only submissions that meet page requirements for each portion of the application will be reviewed. Applications may be submitted any time throughout the year but are reviewed on a rolling basis.