The Board of Governors of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) has allocated $20,000 for Member-Driven Initiatives for the 2017 calendar year. The funding is open to all Signal Processing Society members, Chapters and Committees. However, all proposals must include the involvement of the local Chapter to encourage geographic development. Allocation of funds will be competitive.
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Applications will be evaluated and selected by the Membership Board. Preference will be given to projects that contain some or all of the following components:
The ability of the applicant to execute the proposed project will also be given consideration.
Proposers should submit white papers by email to email@example.com. White papers should be 3-4 pages in length in 11 or 12 point font. White papers should address the following points:
Applications can be submitted at any time after 1 June 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Membership Board will make decisions, on a rolling deadline, as long as funds remain. Applications should be submitted early in order to allow sufficient processing and review time. Applicants are encouraged to apply early in order to reserve funds for their project, if selected.