NSF and Omnibond Travel Grants for CNERT 2014
With support from the National Science Foundation and Ominibond, CNERT2014 (see http://icnp2014.csec.rit.edu/cfp.php ) offers a limited number of travel grants to those who register and attend the workshop, on a competition basis.
CNERT2014 will be held in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, on October 24, 2014, collocated with ICNP2014 (http://icnp14.cs.unc.edu/workshops.html).
Each awardee will be granted up to $1,000 to cover his/her workshop registration fee and travel expenses subject to travel reimbursement. Any student, postdoc and junior faculty affiliated with a U.S. institution is eligible. Students will be given higher priority.
Application deadline: September 24, 2014
Notification: September 28, 2014
Content of Application:
Applications for a travel grant should contain the following:
- Biography: A brief description of the applicant, including name, mailing address, gender, title, school affiliation in the USA, address, and, if a student, current year in degree path and when the degree is expected.
- Application: A brief paragraph explaining why the applicant is interested in attending CNERT2014.
- Reference Letter: For student applicants a letter from the student’s advisor confirming the expected benefits to the applicant.
- Cost Estimate: An estimate of travel costs is required. Round-trip airfare from the candidate’s home airport to the conference area airport, number of nights hotel support the applicant expects to need, and other costs such as meals, ground transportation, etc.
The awardees must register and attend the conference in person. Payment will only be made to the awardees as long as they submit the expense report (with receipts) within 30 days after CNERT2014.
Applications should be submitted to CNERTworkshop@gmail.com.