IEEE/ACM Grid 2006 Student Travel Assistance
2006 is pleased to announce that the IEEE Computer Society's Technical
Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC http://ieeetcsc.org/) has made $5000
available for the partial reimbursement of travel expenses for students
attending the 2006 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid
2006, http://www.grid2006.org/) being held in Barcelona in September, 2006.
The travel assistance funds will be used for the reimbursement of travel
expenses, up to $500 for European students and up to $1000 for other
Each student must be a student member of the IEEE Computer Society, and
a member of TCSC. A student who is not already a member may join the
IEEE Computer Society by clicking on "Join" at http://computer.org/ and
may join TCSC at
Each student must create publicly available Web pages (in at least
English, and possibly additional languages, if desired) describing their
research, current work, progress, links to similar work, and the
benefits of their research to the wider academic and commercial
communities. The Web pages should written in valid XHTML 1.1.
Preference will be given to students who will be presenting a paper (as
first author) at the meeting. A committee consisting of Mark Baker
(Reading), Daniel S. Katz (LSU) and Rajkumar Buyya (Melbourne) will select
the recipients based on the evaluation of the application material.
Deadline: 22nd August 2006
Announcement of Recipients: 8th September 2006
Apply via email to <mark.baker at
computer.org> by sending the following information.
A letter from the student describing his/her academic standing and
interests, his/her expected graduation date and degree, advisor's name,
and, if available, a link to the student's web page. In a statement of
500 words or less, the student should indicate why attending the meeting
would be useful for his/her research or career.
A short vita that includes the student's research interests, projects,
and papers published.
A letter of recommendation from the student's advisor.
The student's IEEE Computer Society membership number. (A student who
has joined the IEEE Computer Society recently and does not yet have a
membership number may state this, and should indicate the date she or he
If applicable, the title(s) of the paper(s) to be presented
(co-authored) by the student at the meeting.
A link to the Web pages that describe their research.
All these documents must be sent together in a single email. The email
subject must include the words “Grid 2006 Student Travel Assistance”.