Student Travel Grants

IEEE GLOBECOM 2017 offers a number of travel grants to students who registered and co-authored an accepted paper in IEEE GLOBECOM 2017 on competition basis. The travel grants are supported by IEEE Comsoc. The travel grants encourage participation by students who would normally find it difficult to attend. Women and minorities will be especially encouraged to apply. These student travel supports will enable sharing scientific information and stimulating research interests for students in the field of communications and networking.
Each Award is up to $500 subject to the travel reimbursement.
 
Conditions for receiving an award are as follows:
  • The student applicant must be an IEEE ComSoc member.
  • The student applicant must be a co-author of an accepted paper in IEEE GLOBECOM 2017 (main program or workshop).
  • The student applicant must be full-time students registered toward a Bachelor, Masters, or Ph.D. degree in computer science, engineering correlated field in a college or university when submitting their applications.
 
During the expense reimbursement stage, the student applicant must show the proof of having registered to attend the IEEE GLOBECOM 2017 conference.

A student who is awarded a student travel grants must attend the conference in person.

The student must register, attend, and present the paper at the conference.

Payment will only be made to the student as long as the award recipient submits the expense report (with receipts) within 60 days after the conference.

More details will be provided to the students who are selected to receive the student travel grant award.

How to Apply
The application should be submitted electronically via EDAS. After logging into EDAS, click the “Travel Grant” tab at your EDAS home page, and then select "Student Travel Grant for IEEE GLOBECOM 2017".
 
The application must include the following materials:
  • A reference letter from your advisor (your advisor can directly submit the reference letter on EDAS).
  • Your up-to-date resume including your citizenship (required), and ethnicity and gender (optional, used to broaden the participation of under-represented students).
  • A half-to-one page letter to state the purpose of attending the conference.

Application deadline: September 18, 2017
Acceptance notification: October 2, 2017
 
Please address any question to the Student Travel Grant Chair, Yu Cheng (cheng@iit.edu