• Full-time students currently enrolled in secondary educational programs pursuing
degrees related to the nuclear life cycle;
• Students who have not received a Roy Post scholarship either as an undergraduate or a
graduate student.

Award Amounts
$5,000 for Undergraduate Students
$7,500 for Graduate Students

WM Symposia will provide Roy G. Post Scholarship winners the following: conference
registration, hotel accommodations up to five (5) nights and travel reimbursement*.

Please note, scholarship recipients are expected to attend the entire conference and are
required to attend the Tuesday Honors & Awards Luncheon to receive their scholarships.
Recipients unable to attend the conference, either in whole or in part, must confirm
arrangements with WM Symposia.
* Please refer to the Housing and Travel Reimbursement section in this document.

Winners will be informed of their award one (1) month after the application deadline. Recipients
may invite a maximum of two (2) guests to attend the Honors & Awards Luncheon free of
charge. Additional guest(s) must purchase luncheon tickets at their own expense. Conference
registration is not necessary for guests to attend the Honors and Awards luncheon and WM
Symposia will not cover conference registration for any guests attending the luncheon.

Scholarship award recipients must notify WM Symposia of the names and number of guests
attending the luncheon and WM Symposia will assign/reserve seats accordingly. Photographs
of scholarship recipients will be taken immediately following the luncheon.

Scholarship applicants are invited to participate in the Student Poster Competition
(please refer to the Student Poster Competition section in this document). Only students not
receiving a scholarship will be considered for the Student Poster Competition for a chance to
win $500 (if they choose to participate).

Please note, if a student is selected as a Scholarship recipient, they will have the unique
opportunity of displaying a poster describing their work/research during the
conference’s opening reception on Sunday evening, but will not be included in the
Student Poster Competition on Monday. (Further information on this opportunity will be
provided with the scholarship notification).

Business attire is appropriate for all aspects of the conference.

Scholarship Selection Criteria
The following criteria are used in evaluating scholarship applications: GPA, extracurricular
activities, involvement in the industry, financial need, research activities, and letters of

Scholarship Application Deadline
Application, reference forms, and reference letters must be received by November 1, 2019.

All forms and supporting documentation, including two (2) letters of reference, must be
submitted by the deadline. Failure to do so, will automatically disqualify the applicant.

How to Apply for a Scholarship
1. Log-in using your existing User ID and password or create a new WMS account by
visiting www.wmsym.org and click the “Log-in Here” button on the homepage. Retain your
User ID and password once created.

2. Complete the online application.
 Please click on the ‘WM2020 Post Foundation Scholarship Application’ button on your profile
 homepage. You will be able to return to the application to update and edit as frequently as
 desired until you submit your application. The deadline for submitting applications, including
 two (2) letters of reference, is November 1, 2019.

3. Ensure two (2) letters of reference are provided by November 1, 2019.
 After you complete the online application, please ask your two (2) references to email their
 letters of reference to selly@wmarizona.org by November 1, 2019. The reference
 form may be downloaded from the Roy G. Post Foundation website at www.roygpost.org,
 under the “Scholarship” tab.


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