The 21st International Conference on 
Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS-21)
April 16-19, 2001. 
Phoenix (Mesa), Arizona, USA
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IEEE Computer Society 
TCDP Travel Support Grants

IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Distributed Processing (TCDP, which sponsors ICDCS), would like encourage graduate student and junior faculty participation in the ICDCS Conference by partially or fully funding the travel costs of individuals who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference.

Applications due: Feb 15th 2001

Who should apply

Any graduate student or junior faculty member in good standing, regardless of nationality, or any other criteria, except as noted, may apply. The decisions will be based as much as possible on both what the individual may get from the conference and may bring to the conference. TCDP will pay travel and accommodation costs up to a maximum of $750. There will be up to eight (8) awardees.

While any one may apply for this travel support, the selection process will give preference to ICDCS 2001 paper authors who are graduate students or junior faculty members without sufficient travel funding. The awardees cannot receive support from any other source for the expenses funded by this program. 

How to apply 

Applications and supporting letters for a student travel grant should be emailed to Professor Jie Wu at jie@cse.fau.edu and cc to zjiang@cse.fau.edu, as soon as possible, but no later than Feb.15, 2001. Award announcement will be made around March 1, 2001. Applications should include

  1. A letter from the applicant the applicant should indicate why attending ICDCS 2001 would be useful for his or her research or career. Indicate the type of paper (if any) she or he will present at ICDCS 2001 regular, poster, workshop.
  2. Applicant's school this information enables us to distinguish those applicants in US schools from all others.
  3. Airfare the price of round-trip, "tourist class" airfare in US dollars from the applicant's city to Phoenix (where the conference will be held).
  4. A letter from the student's advisor (only for student applicants) a letter of recommendation to this travel support program, indicating why the advisor believes the student would benefit from attending ICDCS 2001 and confirming that the student is a doctoral candidate in good standing. The advisor should clarify whether other sources of funding are available.

Please contact Professor Jie Wu for any further information.