The Organizing Committee of CCTA 2023 is pleased to announce the Student Travel Support, made available by the IEEE Control Systems Society. These funds are meant to enhance the chances of promising students to attend CCTA 2023, present their papers and become more integrated into the CSS scientific community. The limited amount of funds available are not reimbursed to the student awardees, but are applied by the conference organizers to (i) conference registration and (ii) lodging expenses.
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Eligibility and Requirements
- must be an author or co-author of a paper accepted for presentation at CCTA 2023, and
- must present a paper.
In order to be eligible for this program, an applicant must be a Student Member of both IEEE and CSS, at the time of the paper submission.
Underrepresented minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. In case the number of applicants exceeds the budget, additional criteria will be used to make a selection among the applicants. These additional criteria, in decreasing order of importance, prefer applicants who have not benefited from this scheme in the last two years, will present more than one paper at the conference, have been Student Members of the CSS since at least one year, can demonstrate active participation in CSS. In addition, the selection committee may decide to limit awards where more than one presenter from the same institution would otherwise be offered an award to attend the same conference.
The application website opens on May 1 and closes on May 25. To apply, students must fill in the form available at a link that will be provided here on May 1. Important: Do not register until you have received the decision letter.
A letter from each applicant’s advisor is required to complete the application. This letter must be sent via email to Professor Philip E. Paré, Student Activities Chair of the IEEE Control Systems Society (firstname.lastname@example.org). The letter must certify that the applicant is currently enrolled as a student and is planning to attend and present a paper at the CCTA 2023, and include a short message of support of the student's application (less than 10 lines).
- May 1: The application form opens
- May 25: The application form closes
- June 6: Decision messages about travel support recipients are expected to be sent out
IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not register until you have received the decision letter where the details of the special registration procedure for Student Travel Awardees will be announced. Please be aware that the registration fee may not be reimbursed in case you have already registered using the standard registration procedure.