Travel grants available for US-based early career researchers to attend icRS Cities 2019

The 2019 International Conference on Resource Sustainability - Cities (icRS Cities 2019) will be held on July 1-3, 2019 in Adelaide, Australia. The conference aims to create a forum for a diverse group of researchers from around the world to exchange research outcomes and ideas on how resources contribute to urban sustainability. High-quality presentations from the conference will be recommended to journals that support the conference. More information about the conference can be found at

In an effort to increase the participation of for US-based early career researchers in the icRS Cities 2019 conference, the US National Science Foundation (NSF) will provide a number of travel assistantships (up to $2,000 for each awardee for eligible expenses including registration fee, travel, and accommodation) to students, postdoctoral researchers, and junior faculty.


Applicants must be US-based students, postdoctoral researchers, or untenured faculty members. The awardees will be selected from the pool of eligible applicants in such a way that the diversity of the participants is ensured.


To apply, please submit the following documents to by 4/26/2019:

  • A CV including publications no more than 2 pages, clearly indicating the eligibility of the applicant (student, postdoctoral researcher, or untenured faculty), and
  • Presentation information at icRS Cities 2019
    • Title and abstract ID if your presentation has already been accepted
    • Title, author information, and 500-word abstract if you haven’t submitted an abstract. The Scientific Committee will review your abstract. Your award application will be considered if the Scientific Committee accepts your abstract.