IEEE Global Communications Conference
7-11 December 2021 // Madrid, Spain // Hybrid: In-Person and Virtual Conference
Connecting Cultures around the Globe

Student Travel Grants

On a competitive basis, IEEE GLOBECOM 2021 offers a number of student grants to students who have registered and co-authored an accepted peer-reviewed paper for the conference. The IEEE ComSoc, US National Science Foundation, and Women in Communications Engineering (WICE) sponsor the student grant. These grants encourage participation by students who would normally find it difficult to attend. Women, minorities, beginning graduate students, and first time GLOBECOM attendees, are especially encouraged to apply. No more than one student per institution will be supported. No postdocs, faculty, or other senior research personnel may be supported by the grant. These student grants will enable sharing scientific information and stimulating research interests for students in the field of communications and networking.


IEEE COMSOC STUDENT GRANTS

On a competitive basis, IEEE GLOBECOM 2021 offers a number of ComSoc grants to students who have co-authored an accepted peer-reviewed paper for the conference.  Each IEEE sponsored grant is up to US$1000 but no more than the actual travel expenses. For the student attending remotely the ComSoc grant is to cover the registration cost up to US$300.

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

  1. Each applicant must be a Student Member or Graduate Student Member of the IEEE Communications Society at the time he/she applies for the grant;
  2. Each applicant must be a co-author of an accepted paper in GLOBECOM 2021 and present it at the conference;
  3. Each applicant must be a full-time student registered toward a Bachelor, Masters, or PhD degree in computer science, engineering or related field in a college or university when submitting the application;
  4. During the expense reimbursement stage, the student applicant must show the proof of having registered to attend GLOBECOM 2021.

A student who is awarded a student grant must register, attend and present the paper at the conference. Payment will only be made to grant recipients who submit the expense report (with receipts for expenses over US$25) within 45 days after the conference. More details will be provided to the students who are selected to receive a ComSoc Student Grant.

HOW TO APPLY FOR COMSOC GRANT

Applicants should create their application as a single PDF file, following the format described above. Go to EDAS and login. Select the "GLOBECOM 2021 Student Conference Grant" to which you want to apply, and then submit the application.


NSF STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS

The IEEE GLOBECOM 2021 conference offers a number of NSF travel grants to students on a competitive basis. The travel grants help promote diversity among the conference attendees. The NSF grants are particularly for 1) women and minorities and 2) beginning graduate students and first time GLOBECOM attendees. Each NSF sponsored grant is up to US$1400 but no more than the actual travel expenses (the awarded student should attend in person not remotely).

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

  1. Each applicant must be a) a qualified full-time student (graduate or undergraduate) enrolled in a US-based institution or b) a US citizen enrolled in a foreign institution coming to the US conference;
  2. Each applicant must be a co-author of an accepted paper in GLOBECOM 2019 (main program or workshop);
  3. Each applicant must be a full-time student registered toward a Bachelor, Masters, or Ph.D. degree in computer science, engineering or related field in a college or university when submitting the application;
  4. This grant particularly encourages women, minorities, beginning graduate students, and first time GLOBECOM attendees to apply.

IMPORTANT NOTE

All flights made on an NSF travel grant award must be either on a US-flag carrier or ticketed through a US-carrier (e.g. codeshare flights on international airlines).A student who is awarded a student travel grant must register, attend, and present the paper at the conference (the student should attend in person not remotely). During the expense reimbursement stage, the student applicant must show proof of having registered to attend GLOBECOM 2021 along with photos showing participation in GLOBECOM events such as presenting papers or attending technical symposiums. Payment will be made only to grant recipients who submit an expense report with all the receipts no more than 45 days after the conference. More details will be provided to the students who are selected to receive an NSF Student Travel Grant.

HOW TO APPLY FOR NSF GRANT

Applicants should create their application as a single PDF file, following the format described above. Go to EDAS and login. Select the "GLOBECOM 2021 Student Conference Grant" to which you want to apply, and then submit the application.


IEEE WICE STUDENT GRANTS

On a competitive basis, IEEE GLOBECOM 2021 offers a number of WICE grants to students who have co-authored an accepted peer-reviewed paper for the conference.  Each IEEE sponsored grant is up to US$1000 but no more than the actual travel expenses.  For the student attending remotely the WICE grant is to cover the registration cost up to US$300.

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

  1. Each applicant must be a Student Member or Graduate Student Member of both the IEEE Communications Society and IEEE WICE at the time he/she applies for the grant;
  2. To be qualified for the funding from WICE, the awardee is required to attend the WICE events at IEEE GLOBECOM 2021;
  3. Each applicant must be a co-author of an accepted paper in GLOBECOM 2021 and present it at the conference;
  4. Each applicant must be a full-time student registered toward a Bachelor, Masters, or PhD degree in computer science, engineering or related field in a college or university when submitting the application;
  5. During the expense reimbursement stage, the student applicant must show the proof of having registered to attend GLOBECOM 2021.

A student who is awarded a WICE student grant must register, attend and present the paper at the conference. Payment will only be made to grant recipients who submit the expense report (with receipts for expenses over US$25) within 45 days after the conference. More details will be provided to the students who are selected to receive a WICE Student Grant.

HOW TO APPLY FOR WICE GRANT

Applicants should create their application as a single PDF file, following the format described above. Go to EDAS and login. Select the "GLOBECOM 2021 Student Conference Grant" to which you want to apply, and then submit the application.


IMPORTANT DATES

Application Deadline: 15 September 2021
Acceptance Notification: 20 September 2021 1 October 2021

Please address any questions to the Student Travel Grant Chairs, Prof. Besma Smida and Prof. R.R. Venkatesha Prasad with a mandatory title: “IEEE GLOBECOM 2021 STG Question: Your Last Name”.

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

We extend our sincere appreciations to IEEE ComSoc, US National Science Foundation and WICE for supporting IEEE GLOBECOM 2021 student grants.

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