IEEE Computer Society TCDP Travel Support Grants
IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Distributed Processing(TCDP, which sponsors ICDCS), would like encourage graduate student and junior faculty participation in the ICDCS Conference and its conjunct workshops by partially or fully funding the travel costs of individuals who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference.
Who should apply
Any graduate student or junior faculty member in good standing, regardless ofnationality, or any other criteria, except as noted, may apply. The decisions will be based as much as possible on both what the individual may get from the conference and may bring to the conference. TCDP will pay travel and accomodation costs between $750 and $1000. There will be between fifteen (15) and twenty (20) awardees.
While any one may apply for this travel support, the selection process willgive preference to ICDCS 2002 paper authors and ICDCS 2002 workshops authors who are graduate students or junior faculty members without sufficient travel funding. The awardees cannot receive support from any other source for the expenses funded by this program.
How to apply
Applications and supporting letters for a student travel grant should beemailed to Professor Jie Wu at firstname.lastname@example.org and cc to email@example.com, as soon as possible, but no later than May 20, 2002. Award annoucement will be made around May 27, 2002. Applications should include:
1. A letter from the appicant: the student should indicate why she or hebelieves attending ICDCS 2002 would be useful for the student's research or career. Indicate the type of paper (if any) she or he will present at ICDCS 2002: regular, short, workshop.
2. Applicant's school: we want to balance funding students in US schoolsand those in non-US schools.
3. Airfare: the price of round-trip, "tourist class" airfare in US dollarsfrom the student's city to Vienna, Austria (where the conference will be held).
4. A letter from the student's advisor (only for student applicants): aletter of recommendation to this travel support program, indicating why the advisor believes the student would benefit from attending ICDCS 2002 and confirming that the student is a doctoral candidate in good standing. The advisor should clarify whether other sources of funding are available.
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