CGO 2011 Student Travel Support
A limited number of travel grants are available to students attending the conference. Grants will be preferentially provided to students without support from their faculty members, especially paper presenters, poster presenters, and paper authors.
Availability and demand will determine the amount of the grant. In previous years, grants were no less than $200, with an upper limit of $1000.00 The grant is used to help fund travel, hotel costs, and registration. Applications will be accepted up to March 30, 2011, and will be given on a first come basis within the above priorities. Actual payment will occur after the close of the conference.
The organizers would like to
encourage students, in particular, to apply for grants.
To apply for a grant please send an email to Neil Vachharajani (email@example.com) with the subject line "CGO2011 Travel Grant". The following information is needed in the message body:
- Your name.
- Your affiliation.
- Whether you are presenting a paper, poster, or coauthor of a paper (Please give the name of the paper/poster as well).
- Your estimated costs for plane, hotel, registration, and local transportation. To receive reimbursement, you will need to supply all receipts.
- An endorsement from your employer or institution (e.g., supervisor or department chair) that confirms your budget.
- Whether you would like your affiliation and contact information to be shared with our corporate sponsors, for recruiting purposes. Sponsors are listed at the bottom of the main page.
- Optional (but it may get you more funding; See SIGPLAN-PAC for more details):
- Your resume.
- Your ACM number.
- If you are a member of SIGPLAN, a statement asserting so.
- An endorsement from your employer or institution (e.g., supervisor or department chair) that states why SIGPLAN PAC should support you
Google Eastern European Travel Grants
Google is pleased to announce our Eastern European Travel Grant program aimed at encouraging more academics and research students from Eastern Europe to present papers at major international conferences.
- Google will fund two travel grants valued at 500 EUR each.
- Conference to select the recipients from Eastern Europe, where preference should be given in order:
- Highest ranked papers
- Authors of full papers (PhDs then Academics)
- Authors of other conference publications (short papers/posters, workshops papers, etc)
- PhD attendees
- Eligible countries include Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Republic of Macedonia, Russian Federation, Ukraine. - The travel grant recipients should not be from the same country in which the conference is being held (e.g. Romanian PhD should not receive travel grant for conference in Romania).
Guidelines for conferences interested in this program:
- We ask the conference to publicize these travel grants on their website.
- Recipients to acknowledge Google in publication (where applicable) as follows "We would like to thank Google for funding the travel grant that enabled XYZ to attend the conference and present the paper."
- You may consider "matching" Google's offer with a free/reduced registration fee