Student Travel Grants
Middleware 2003 is pleased to announce its Student Travel Grant Program. The purpose of the program is to encourage graduate student participation at the conference by partially or fully funding the travel costs of students who would otherwise be unable to attend. Middleware 2003 thanks ACM, IBM Research and USENIX for funding the program this year.
Who should apply
Applications are accepted from graduate
students at degree granting institutions throughout the world.
What is covered
Legitimate costs covered
by a grant include the student's travel (e.g., economy air), food, and lodging.
The breakdown of costs will differ based on the locations of the students.
Each travel grant will cover actual costs (as evidenced by original receipts)
up to a limit of $1000 per student travelling from abroad and up to $300 per
student from Brazil. Additionally, the conference registration fee will be
waived for students receiving a travel grant.
The recipients of the travel grants will be decided by a committee including
How to apply
An application for a travel grant will consist of a letter from the student (in plain ASCII as email, no longer than one printed A4 page) and a recommendation letter from the student's adviser (in plain ASCII as email, no longer than one printed A4 page). The letter from the student should
In addition, the student's adviser should send a letter of recommendation to the committee,
Send the application and recommendation letters by e-mail to Arno Jacobsen (email@example.com) in plain ASCII as email message **ONLY**. Letters of support should be no longer than one printed A4 page. Any material beyond that length will not be considered. Requests in other than the specified formats will be outright rejected. Any questions about the student travel grant program may be addressed to the same address.
A deadline of Friday, April 11th 2003, has been set for the receipt of applications, both for the letter of the student and of the adviser. The recipients selected by the committee will be notified by Friday, April 25th 2003. Each recipient will be required to accept the grant by Friday, May, 9th 2003, so that alternates can be notified in the event that a recipient declines. (All deadlines are 6 PM EST.)
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