ISLiST 2024 Student Grants  


It is our pleasure to announce that we can now offer several ISLiST grants, funded by the companies sponsoring the ISLiST summer school. The grants are mainly intended for international students that cannot apply to the official UIMP grants for EU nationals (current Standard UIMP Grants what call is currently open in April-May). So, any Bachelor, Master and PhD Student from any worldwide institution can apply to these ISLIST International Student Grants (IISG).


The ISLiST grants (IISG) cover course registration fee, accommodation and living expenses for five days, from Sunday, June 16 to Friday, June 21. Please note that travel expenses are not covered.


Due date for applications: Sunday, February 11, 2024.

Notification of grants assignments (by email): Tursday, February 22, 2024.


The International students who wish to apply for the grant must fill out the form and provide the required documentation through the following link


The required documentation:

1. CV/Resumé.

2. Academic Certification/s (indicating your average mark/s on a 10 point scale). If you have received an honors degree, please attach the corresponding certificate. A document certifying your current condition as student should also be included.

3. Short Personal Statement (one paragraph): we would like to hear your comments regarding your motivation to participate in the ISLIST Summer School, as well as you main research interests.

4. (optional) Student Advisor’s Recommendation Letter: we will also take into account a letter from your advisor supporting your application to participate in the ISLIST Summer School.



Please note that international students that couldn't apply to the official UIMP grants will be prioritized.   

José Miguel López Higuera
Professor in Electronics and Photonics
Head of the Photonic Engineering Group
University of Cantabria
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