MobiHoc 2013 - Student Travel Grants
Submission deadline for travel grant applications and supervisor letters is:
June 21, 2013 (11:59pm IST).
Support is provided only for graduate students (Masters and Ph.D. level).
Please consider the following important information before applying:
Travel grant awards are meant to partially cover the cost of attending and participating in MobiHoc 2013. Conference registration and one workshop registration will be reimbursed for all students awarded the travel grant. In addition travel grant awardees studying in Indian universities/colleges will be reimbursed for train travel (AC 2-tier) from their home institutions to Bangalore and back.
The exact number of awards will depend on the availability of funds and will be determined as funding amounts are finalized.
The following criteria will be used in the selection process:
Preference will be given to applicants that do not present a paper in the conference. The rationale for this criterion is that the participation costs for a presenting author should be covered by their home institution.
Students presenting posters are encouraged to apply though. The rationale is to support the participation of students who do not present papers but contribute to the conference in other ways.
Evidence of a serious interest in networking, as demonstrated by coursework and/or project experience, will be required. Advanced students close to graduation or in the job market will also be given priority, when possible.
Submission deadline for all programs: June 21, 2013 (11:59pm IST)
Award notification: June 28, 2013
Where and How to Apply
The applicant should email the following,as a single pdf attachment,
An application letter
An up-to-date CV
The applicant's letter should be clearly divided in the following sections:
An explicit identification of (a) the applicant's current country of study/work, (b) academic status (Masters or Ph.D. student), (c) university/institution currently studying in, (d) name of applicant’s faculty advisor/supervisor
Whether the applicant is a co-author of a paper
Whether the applicant will present a poster at the conference
Whether the applicant plans to attend any of the workshops, and if so, which one
A brief summary of research interests and plans for future research
Why the conference attendance is important to the applicant's research
The supervisor of the applicant should email a letter of support for the applicant from his/her official email address to firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject line: Mobihoc 2013: STG supporting letter for [student name].
The supervisor's letter should be clearly divided in the following sections:
The applicant's good standing in the institution
Explain why the applicant would benefit from attending Mobihoc 2013
Explain the current funding status and why the applicant is in need of the travel grant
For clarifications, please contact the Student Travel Grants Chair: vinay AT cse.iitd.ac.in .
Registration for the main conference and one workshop will be waived for all students receiving a travel grant. Train travel receipts (for students studying in India) should be scanned and emailed to email@example.com and will be reimbursed by cheque.