How to Apply

"Introduction to Stellarators"

Princeton Center for Theoretical Science
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
August 19-23, 2019

Application Deadline: 1 July, 2019

Approximately 25 students will be selected through a competitive process organized by the PPPL/Simons Hidden Symmetries Program. The school lasts for five days, and each participant receives full support for travel, lodging and per diem expenses. Expenses are paid for attendees and lecturers.

Application requirements

   Successful candidates are:

  • Currently enrolled as a graduate student in any phase of training, or first or second year postdoctoral fellow
  • Specializing in applied mathematics, computer science, fluid dynamics or plasma physics or experienced in at least one of these areas

   Application materials required:

  1. A cover letter briefly stating motivation for application and level of financial support needed (including travel, accommodation, and meals).
  2. Curriculum Vitae with a list of publications and professional presentations.
  3. Letter of reference from your primary advisor sent directly to [email protected]. Applicants are responsible for contacting their advisor to have the letter of reference sent by the application deadline (July 1, 2019)

Applicants should apply online here

If you do not wish to submit your application through the Google Form, you may email your personal/contact information, Cover Letter and CV directly to [email protected]

For further information, call Kristie Lindsey at (609) 243-3623 or
e-mail [email protected]

Important Dates

Applications open: June 1, 2019
Applications close: July 1, 2019
Acceptance responses: July 15, 2019
Summer School: August 19-23

The Simons Foundation and the Princeton Physics Plasma Lab sponsor this program.