Financial Support

The SLAC Summer Institute is pleased to announce that partial support is available for a limited number of graduate students with demonstrated need. Support will usually be in the form of a waiver of registration fees, and, in a few special cases, help with lodging expenses at Stanford Guest House or Stanford campus housing.

To be eligible, the applicant must be a graduate student at a recognized institution, pursuing studies in the fields of particle physics, particle astrophysics, or cosmology, or a field which is closely related. If the applicant is not a citizen of the United States, applicants must contact Thanh Ly ( or 650-926-4496) regarding appropriate visa status before they apply.

To apply for support, please supply all the following information by July 21, 2008:

  1. Stating what resources you have secured for attending SSI and what additional support you need.
  2. Stating why you want to come to SSI08.
  3. An email of recommendation from your advisor, including your level of study and the topic of your research.

Applications should be sent to Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Awards will be announced by July 31. Your registration fee will be refunded if you paid before July 25th.