PODC 2009 Student Travel Grants
PODC 2009, along with SIGOPS and SIGACT and ACM, would like to encourage student participation at the Symposium. PODC 2009 will partially reimburse the travel costs of deserving graduate student registrants who might otherwise be unable to attend the conference.
Students eligible to apply are the following:
PODC 2009 will partially reimburse travel, accommodation, and registration costs based on need. The selection process may give preference to students presenting their published paper at PODC, but in need of supplemental funds for travel. All eligible applications will be considered. The number and amount of awards will be determined based on the available budget and the applications received.
Applications should be sent by e-mail with the subject "PODC 2009 Student Travel Grant Application" to the awards chair (Panagiota Fatourou (faturu AT cs DOT uoi DOT gr)). In addition to a student's application, a short letter of recommendation should be sent by the student's advisor to the above email address with the subject line "PODC 2009 Student Travel Grant - Recommendation" (The advisor should clarify the nature and amount of any other sources of funding that are available or have been applied for).
Please note that both these emails must be received by the deadline (see below) in order for an application to be considered.
Each application should include the following:
The advisor's email should contain the recommendation letter (attachments ok).
Deadlines and Dates
Application due June 15, 2009.
ACM requires winners to provide taxpayer information (e.g., SSNs for those in the US). Winners will receive a request for this information.