International Mineralogical Association

IMA2022 Lyon


PhD student award 2022

The International Mineralogical Association PhD Student award is intended to honor and support outstanding students by providing them the opportunity to present their research at an international level, forge new collaborations and ideas, and further develop their career

The award will support the participation to an international conference with a strong involvement of the IMA. In 2022, the meeting of choice is naturally the 23rd General Meeting of the IMA, which will be held in Lyon, France, from 18 to 22 July, 2022 (

Each awardee will received 1,000 USD which is intended to be used for conference registration fees and related travel expenses. Five young scientists will be awarded at the 2022 call.

Anyone who is enrolled in a full-time PhD program in mineralogy (or a closely related discipline), or graduated since September 2021, is eligible to apply. Applicants should provide a brief CV (including a list of publications), a letter of support from their advisor, and a cover letter detailing their PhD project and achievements, and explaining how this award will benefit their research and professional development. Nominations from PhD research advisors (containing the same supporting documentation as above) are also welcome. The submission of an abstract to the IMA 2022 meeting is mandatory for the application to be valid.

The applications and nominations for 2022 should be submitted as a single PDF file to Prof. Patrick Cordier ( with a copy to Dr. Sylvie Demouchy ( no later than May 1st, 2022.

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