Call for Applications
SECON 2009 Student Travel Grant
SECON 2009 has received a limited number of travel grants from European projects. The grants aim to support graduate students who are affiliated to European institutions to attend the 6th IEEE SECON Conference in Rome, Italy from June 22 to 26, 2009. To qualify a student must be a student affiliated to a European Institution.
Form and Amount of Support:____________________________________________________________
The support is intended to defray, but not necessarily to cover entirely, the costs of attending the conference. The award will be handled via reimbursements. Each legitimate expense must be documented with an original official receipt (e.g., air ticket and hotel receipt). The reimbursement will be sent as a check via postal mail six to eight weeks after submitting the reimbursement forms and supporting receipts. Further details of the reimbursement procedure will be communicated to the award recipients.
How to Apply:____________________________________________________________
The applicant should send an application containing:
- A resume
- A letter that briefly summarizes the applicant’s current research interests/accomplishments, along with a description of how SECON will benefit his/her professional development.
- A supporting letter from the advisor stating that (1) the student is in good academic standing in the PhD program, (2) why the student is in need of a travel grant, and (3) how SECON will benefit the student’s research progress.
Submission Deadline: June 17, 2009, Wednesday, 11:59 PM GMT
The goal of student travel grant is to broaden the participation of students from various universities. Women and minorities students, as well as students pursing their graduate studies in Minority Serving Institutions, such as, Historically Black Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and institutions that serve Pacific Islanders and persons with disabilities will be given preference when other qualifications are similar and any other criteria as appropriate will be used to encourage wider participation in the conference.