Student travel grants

 

 

Student travel grants

 

ECTI Association (Thailand) is pleased to announce student travel grants to assist students in attending and presenting papers at ECTI-CON 2014.

  Prize

  • 6,000 Thai Baht per award (about US$200)
  • up to 20 awards

    

  Important dates

  • Deadline for submitting a grant application                                                         April 03 April 07, 2014
  • Award notification                                                                                               April 16 April 18, 2014
  • Deadline to accept/decline the award                                                                April 23 April 24, 2014
  • All deadlines are in Bangkok, Thailand time (GMT + 7 hours)

       (Note that the grants will be given to the award recipients during the conference banquet on May 15, 2014. Please see additional conditions in an important note.) 

*** Applicants will be notified by email regarding the grant committee’s decision, all decisions are final. 

 

  Eligibility 

   To apply for the student travel grants, the applicants must: 

  • Be full time students from universities around the world, especially students from AEC countries are encouraged to apply. (or the applicants must have been full time students at the time of paper submission deadline)
  • Be the author or co-author of an accepted paper in ECTI-CON 2014. Each paper is eligible to apply for one student travel grant award.
  • Must register as a student author no later than the Early-bird registration (April 1, 2014)
  • Must attend the conference to present the paper.

 

   Selection Criteria 

   Applications will be evaluated and selected by the organizing committee according to the following criteria: 

  • Overall quality of the paper
  • Necessity/Appropriateness of the travel grant to the student
  • A letter from research advisor/supervisor
  Note that:
  • Preference will be given to applicants from developing countries.
  • Applications that are incomplete or that do not adhere to the format instructions will be disqualified.

 

  Where and How to Apply

All application materials should be submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . In the subject of the e-mail, please indicate "ECTI-CON 2014: Application for Student Travel Grants".       

The application materials include:

1.     an up-to-date CV/resume

2.     an application letter

3.     a letter from research advisor/supervisor

4.     notification of a paper acceptance (e-mail is acceptable)

5.     notification of a successful early-bird registration (e-mail is acceptable, the name of the grant applicant should appear as the register person)

File format: all files should be in PDF format and should be enclosed in one zip file.     

                      

The application letter should be clearly divided in the following sections/paragraphs:

1.    Describe your research interests, your plans for future research and how you will benefit from attending ECTI-CON 2014.

2.    Briefly summarize of your student status, where you are studying (provide a URL for a home page if one exists) and city you will be traveling from.

3.    Provide information about the your advisor/supervisor (provide a URL for a home page if one exists)

 

The research advisor's letter should be clearly divided in the following sections/paragraphs:

1.    Confirm that the applicant is currently a research student at your department/institution and working in the field of electrical engineering, electronics, computer, telecommunications or information technology.

2.     Confirm that the applicant is good standing in the department/institution.

3.     Confirm that the applicant will be attending the entire ECTI-CON 2014 events

4.     Explain the current funding status and why the applicant is in need of the travel grant.

 

  Important note:

  • Besides the oral presentation, all award recipients are required to present their research work as a poster during the special poster session in the morning on May 15, 2014. The poster must be setup for presentation before the beginning of the opening ceremony. Absence from this poster presentation will cancel the granted award

 

   

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