We are very pleased to announce that IEEE CogSIMA will provide 2 Student Travel Grants (STG) for $500 each to broaden the participation of student authors. We will begin accepting applications for STGs on 29 January 2018.

Eligibility of STG

  • The applicant may be of any nationality and must be an author (co-author) of an accepted paper;
  • The applicant must be full-time student registered toward a Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. degree in computer science, engineering or related field in a college or university when submitting the application.
  • The applicant must be a student member of the IEEE SMC Society when submitting the application.
  • The applicant must not have received an IEEE STG in the last 12-month period when submitting the application, and must not received any other grants for attending the conference.
  • During the expense reimbursement stage, the student must show the proof of having registered to attend the conference.
  • A student who is awarded an IEEE STG must register, attend the conference, and present the paper. Payment will only be made to the student as long as the award recipient submits the expense report (with receipts) within 45 days after the conference. More details will be provided to the students who are selected to receive the STG 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 CogSIMA 2018". 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).

For more information contact admin@cogsima.org.

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