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Press Release 051705/149 - Crystallography Scholarship Awards

To encourage promising graduate students to pursue crystallography oriented research, the International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) has established the Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Fund. Multiple recipients are selected on a competitive basis, each receiving an award of $2,250. Applications must be received by the ICDD by 31 October 2005.

Qualifications for the applicant: The applicant should be enrolled in a graduate degree program during the 2006 calendar year with major interest in crystallography, e.g. crystal structure analysis, crystal morphology, modulated structures, correlation of atomic structure with physical properties, systematic classification of crystal structures, phase identification and materials characterization. There are no restrictions on country, race, age or sex. The term of the scholarship is one year.


  • Curriculum vitae, listing degree(s) held and degree(s) sought.
  • A one page summary by the graduate student describing the type of crystallographic research being pursued in satisfying the requirements of an advanced degree and the applicant’s expected date of graduation.
  • A supportive letter from the sponsoring professor of an accredited university or an institute of
    technology on institution letterhead.

Scholarship awards are made possible by donations from both private and industrial sectors. Donations can be directed to the Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship at the address below.

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Please mail to:
Scholarship Committee
c/o Corporate Secretary, International Centre for Diffraction Data
12 Campus Boulevard
Newtown Square, PA 19073 3273 U.S.A.


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