Tällberg in Dalarna, Sweden,
May 24 - 29, 2020


CALPHAD, Inc. will offer up to ten Larry Kaufman Scholarships to students who will give presentations at the CALPHAD meeting. Additionally, we are pleased to announce that CompuTherm will offer two Y. Austin Chang-Pandat Scholarships. Both scholarships will cover the registration fee for the CALPHAD meeting and accommodation (in double room). In order to apply, the following documents in PDF format must be submitted by January 31, 2020 by e-mail at grant@calphad.org. Subject line should be: Kaufman and Chang-PANDAT Scholarships.

  • A contributed abstract to the CALPHAD meeting (note that it should also be submitted following the abstract submission procedure).
  • An application letter explaining their motivation (one page maximum).
  • A brief biographical note (one page maximum).
  •  A support letter from the thesis advisor (one page maximum).


(Stiftelsen för Tillämpad Termodynamik, STT)

The foundation, which was established 1993, herewith announces grants for the year of 2020. The following excerpts from the statutes of the Foundation define what grants can be given.  

2.2. The main purpose of the Foundation is to support scientific research on and development of thermodynamic databases and computer programs in order to serve the interest of human life, work and environment. 

2.3 The Foundation will act for its main purpose by granting scholarships and other grants to individual researchers; mainly researchers or research students working with modelling, development or applications of thermodynamic calculations within the fields of materials, energy, physics or chemistry. Purposes, which benefit these fields within KTH, should be given priority. 

2.4 Grants will especially be given for carrying out research projects, taking part in conferences and visits and for financing guest researchers. Only in exceptional cases will grants be given for the purchase of scientific equipment. 

The application should not be longer than two pages, clearly indicating:

  • Purpose with the application (i.e. when and for what the grant will be used for)
  • Tentative budget 
  • Bank details (Name and address of the receiver, BIC (Bank Identifier Code) and IBAN (International Bank Account Number)).

In addition, a CV or résumé (maximum two pages) must be submitted, clearly indicating affiliation and present position of the applicant (and name of supervisor if applicable). Applications not conforming to these requirements will not be considered. 

The grant shall be spent within the period 1st of April 2020 to 31st of March 2021, and a written report shall be submitted to the Foundation. 

Applications shall have reached the Foundation no later than 31st of January 2020 and will be considered at a meeting in February.  

Applications can only be submitted to stt@mse.kth.se