Student Travel Grants

IEEE GLOBECOM 2015 offers a number of travel grants to students who registered and co-authored an accepted paper in IEEE GLOBECOM 2015 on competition basis. Two kind of student travel grants are available, one is supported by IEEE Comsoc and one is supported by NSF. Both grant encourage participation by students who would normally find it difficult to attend. Women and minorities will be especially encouraged to apply. These student travel supports will enable sharing scientific information and stimulating research interests for students in the field of communications and networking.

The NSF grant will provide travel support to U.S. based graduate students to attend IEEE GLOBECOM 2015 to be held in San Diego on 6 - 10 Dec 2015. NSF support is used exclusively to fund a group travel grant to subsidize junior researchers. No NSF funds are used to conduct the conference.

Each Award ranges $500 to $1,000 subject to the travel reimbursement (a portion of the fund is only applicable to US-university based students others are applicable to worldwide students).

Conditions for receiving an award are as follows:
  1. The student applicant must be an IEEE ComSoc member.
  2. The student applicant must be a co-author of an accepted paper in IEEE GLOBECOM 2015 (main program or workshop).
  3. The student applicant must be full-time students registered toward a Bachelor, Masters, or Ph.D. degree in computer science, engineering correlated field in a college or university when submitting their applications, and must not receive funding for attending the conference from other sources.
  4. During the expense reimbursement stage, the student applicant must show the proof of having registered to attend the IEEE GLOBECOM 2015 conference.
  5. A student who is awarded a student travel grants must attend the conference in person.
  6. The student must register, attend, and present the paper at the conference.
  7. Payment will only be made to the student as long as the award recipient submits the expense report (with receipts) within 45 days after the conference.
More details will be provided to the students who are selected to receive the student travel grant award.

How to Apply

The application should be submitted electronically via EDAS. After logging into EDAS, click the “Travel Grant” tab at your EDAS home page, and then select "Student Travel Grant for IEEE GLOBECOM 2015".

The application must include the following materials:
  1. A reference letter from your advisor (your advisor can directly submit the reference letter on EDAS).
  2. Your up-to-date resume including your citizenship (required), and ethnicity and gender (optional, used to broaden the participation of under-represented students).
  3. A half-to-one page letter to state the purpose of attending the conference.
Application deadline: September 1, 2015
Acceptance notification: September 17, 2015

Please address any question to the Student Travel Grant Co-Chair, Lingjia Liu and Shiwen Mao.


  • Mariam Elazab
  • Lei Cheng
  • Zhijin Qin
  • Mahmoud Elsaadany
  • Meng Wang
  • Rui Wang
  • Zhujun Xiao
  • Mohammad Islam
  • Yun Liao
  • Sanket Kalamkar
  • Shaoyang Li
  • Makoto Kobayashi
  • Sarath Babu
  • Vuong Mai
  • Atieh Rajabi Khamesi
  • Boxi Liu
  • Yufeng Duan
  • Ahmed Abdelmoniem
  • Shahar Stein
  • Changkun Jiang