Student Travel Award

 

2017 ISGT-LA Student Travel Award

The 2017 ISGT-LA seeks interested IEEE PES Student Members to submit applications to the 2017 ISGT-LA Student Travel Award. The deadline for application submission is  June 15th, 2017.

Purpose:

The 2017 ISGT-LA Student Travel Award has been founded to help students defray the cost of travelling to and attending the 2017 Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference which will be held in Quito, Ecuador, September 20-22 in 2017, http://ieee-isgt-latam.org/.

The Grant:

  • The 2017 ISGT-LA Student Travel Award covers:
    • Students from Quito – Ecuador:
      • Early bird student conference registration (full conference, technical sessions only, $150 for undergraduate students or $250 for graduate students).
    • Students from provinces of Ecuador:
      • Early bird student conference registration (full conference, technical sessions only, $150 for undergraduate students or $250 for graduate students).
      • Allowance limited to $150
    • Foreign Students:
      • Early bird student conference registration (full conference, technical sessions only, $150 for undergraduate students or $250 for graduate students).
      • Allowance limited to $150
      • Travel expenses limited to $400
  • The grant is managed by the 2017 ISGT-LA LOC.
  • All reimbursements are posterior! The travel, allowance and registration fee will be processed with standard financial forms (Expense Report/ Wire Transfer Request Form) by the 2017 ISGT-LA LOC during the Conference. The travel expenses include items such as airfare, taxi, bus, visa etc. The conference excursions and tutorials are not reimbursed.
  • Receipts are required for reimbursement.
  • Advance payment will not be provided.
  • This is great opportunity to network with others in your field of interest, and to get to better know the IEEE, the PES, and what our community has to offer to students.

Eligibility:

The 2017 ISGT-LA Student Travel Award grants are available to undergraduate and graduate students.

Application:

Can be found here  Download application form

Evaluation and Notification:

  • Preference will be given to undergraduate student grade members and outstanding student chapter officers, as well as the student representatives of the winner chapters of the outstanding chapter award, the chapter web contest and the most happening chapter contest.
  • The applications will be evaluated by an ad-hoc committee, consisting of the LOC members, by July 15th, 2017.
  • An e-mail notifications will be sent to the applicants by the Conference Chair by July 31th, 2017.
  • With questions please contact: pes.ecuador@ieee.org, subject: 2017 ISGT-LA Student Travel Award