ANNOUNCEMENT OF OPPPORTUNITY
J. MAYO GREENBERG SCHOLARSHIP PRIZE - 2012
Leiden Observatory and the Leids Universiteitfonds have pleasure in
inviting applications for the fifth J. Mayo Greenberg Scholarship Prize.
The purpose of the prize is to provide an opportunity for a talented
graduate (or last year master) student to carry out research and/or
receive education at Leiden Observatory, University of Leiden, the
Netherlands, in one or more of the fields that were of interest to
Professor Greenberg. These include:
* Laboratory astrophysics,
* Dust in the early Universe,
* Dust in the Milky Way and other galaxies,
* Comet formation,
* Origin of life.
Although applications will be considered from the whole world, preference
will be given to applicants resident in developing countries. Candidates
should have sufficient educational background in the field to benefit
from attendance at graduate courses or participation in the research.
The Scholarship Prize supports a visit to Leiden for a duration of at
least 9 months.
Applications for the 2012 Prize should be received before 30 November
2011. These should include (i) a curriculum vitae, with details of
relevant background, (ii) a statement containing the purpose for which the
grant is requested and (iii) a motivation for the request. Applicants
should arrange for 2 references to be sent under separate cover.
Applications should be addressed to:
Professor G.K. Miley,
Chairman, Selection Committee,
J. Mayo Greenberg Scholarship Prize,
Postbus 9513, 2300 RA Leiden,
Applications can also be sent via email to [log in to unmask], with
the relevant documentation as attachments in MSWord, latex, pdf or
The results of the selection will be announced on or before
31 December 2011.
On behalf of the Greenberg selection committee,