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IEEE Signal Processing Society Ongoing Travel Grants

All applications must be submitted online. For best consideration for an IEEE SPS travel grant, applications should be received by the dates noted below under each specific conference. Applications will be considered until the exhaustion of funds. Applicants will be notified of the decision. Successful applicants should make their own travel arrangements and keep receipts; they will receive detailed instructions on grant payment.

 

ICASSP Conference Travel Grant
ICIP Conference Travel Grant
Travel Grants for Practicing Engineers
Certified Chapter Student Travel Grants

 

Important Information for Interested Applicants

Reference letter:

Each SPS Travel Grant application must be accompanied by a recommendation letter from your supervisor or a senior colleague who is familiar with your work. Instructions on how to submit the reference will be given in the confirmation email after submitting an application, and can be passed onto the reference person.

Grant Support Amount:

Note for applicants from the same region as where the conference is located, the typical grant support is up to US$500. For applicants from regions other than the conference region, the typical support is up to US$1000. The travel grant selection committee reserves the right to award a different amount than requested.

Important Notes:

  1. In order for your application to be considered, current SPS membership is required at the time of application.
  2. Only a limited number of grants will be awarded, and on a highly competitive basis.
  3. The grants will be awarded to applicants who have a genuine need for support, and the paper quality may be taken into consideration.
  4. The grants can only be used to cover the travel expenses for applicants to attend the approved conference/event. The grants, if approved, will be on a reimbursement basis at the conference.
  5. All applications should be submitted online.  For best consideration, applications should be made by the specified date announced by the travel grant selection committee.  Applications will be considered until the exhaustion of funds.
  6. The travel grant result will be posted on this website. Applicants will be notified of the decision by email. Successful applicants will be notified with further instructions.
  7. Region classification for the purpose of travel grant selection includes: Region1-7 US and Canada, Region 8a (Europe), Region 8b (Middle East and Africa), Region 9 Latin America, Region 10 Asia Pacific.
  8. The SPS travel grant selection and oversight committees reserve the right to make the final decision regarding all applications.
  9. IEEE may not be able to provide certain services to certain designated countries, entities, or individuals from those countries or entities. View a list of these countries.


ICASSP 2020 Conference Travel Grant

Important Dates for submitting SPS Travel Grant Application for ICASSP 2020

  • Application Open: January 24, 2020
  • Application and Recommendation Letter Due: January 31, 2020 at 12:00PM noon ET
  • Application Closed: January 31, 2020 at 12:00PM noon ET (Late Application will not be accepted)
  • Decisions Announced: February 12, 2020
  • ICASSP Travel Grant Application Form: CLOSED

Applicants with the following application IDs have been selected for an ICASSP IEEE SPS Travel Grant. An email will be sent to each successful applicant indicating the exact amount they are awarded and other details.

26019
26040
26054
26058
26066
26082
26091
26096
26104
26114
26136
26145
26152
26155
26158
26170
26171
26172
26174
26186
26203
26253
26256
26263
26270
26271
26284
26288
26293
26304
26345
26369
26375
26390
26397
26417
26420
26479
26481
26482
26500
26504
26511

 


ICIP 2020 Conference Travel Grant

Important Dates for submitting SPS Travel Grant Application for ICIP 2020

  • Application Open: TBD
  • Application and Recommendation Letter Deadline: TBD
  • Application Closed: TBD
  • Decisions Announced: TBD
  • ICIP Travel Grant Application Form: TBD

Applicants with the following application IDs have been selected for an ICIP IEEE SPS Travel Grant. An email will be sent to each successful applicant indicating the exact amount they are awarded and other details.

- To be Announced.


Additional 2020 Travel Grants


Travel Grants for Practicing Engineers

The IEEE Signal Processing Society offers limited funding opportunities to practicing engineers who fall within the following categories: Industry (including small and medium enterprises), Industrial research and development, Self-employed, Consultant, or Unemployed young professionals unaffiliated with universities. Applicants who are professors or students at universities will not be considered for this travel support. Practicing engineers who have accepted papers at the requested conference will also not be considered.

 

Important Dates for submitting SPS Travel Grant Application

  • Application Open: Year-round
  • ICASSP 2020 Application Closed: Friday, 6 March 2020
  • ICIP 2020 Application Closed: Wednesday, 29 July 2020
  • Application Form: Talk to your local Chapter Chair about this opportunity and ask them to Submit a nomination form!


Certified Chapter Student Travel Grants

The IEEE Signal Processing Society has launched a new benefit for its Certified Chapters offering limited funding opportunities to nominate their SPS Student and Graduate Student Members to receive travel support (up to US$1,000) to attend ICASSP or ICIP 2020.

Does your Certified Chapter have candidates that meet the following criteria: are SPS Student or Graduate Student Members in good standing and are not already receiving travel grant support through the conference student travel grant program? Full details and eligibility criteria can be found on the nomination form linked below.

 

Important Dates for submitting SPS Travel Grant Application

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