Found this at Dr. Dobb’s this morning
The Distributed European Infrastructure for Supercomputing Applications (DEISA) and the US National Science Foundation’s TeraGrid are jointly sponsoring HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences, October 4-7, in Acireale, Italy.
Applications are being accepted from graduate students and postdocs at US institutions through August 29. Awards will be announced by September 6. Successful applicants’ travel, lodging, and meals will be paid for by TeraGrid and DEISA.