The SSPh Award for Students

The SSPh Student Award

  • Offers a unique experience to highly motivated undergraduate students.
  • Is awarded once per period to one student.
  • The winner gets a fully funded hands-on research experience at one of the European large-scale photon facilities.
  • The duration is about one week by arrangement (preferably during semester break).
  • Currently at the PSI in Villingen.

The SSPh award includes:

  • Introduction to the team and the project.
  • Supervision by the project scientists.
  • Participation in a measuring campaign.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • Travel expenses and accommodation.
  • ECTS points and/or certificate.

The SSPh award goes to:

  • The student who convinces the Board of the SSPh with her/his one-page motivation letter.

The SSPh award application:

To apply please fill in the application form below and send your motivation letter as pdf to

Please do not forget to send your motivation letter to: