STUDENT TRAVEL SUPPORT
The Student Travel Support
of 2008 MSC is meant to enable promising students to attend the
conference, present their papers and become more integrated into
their scientific community. IEEE Control System Society funds will
be used to cover student (or regular, in rare cases)
registration. Depending on the number of applications, modest levels
of additional support might be available.
In order to be eligible,
be an author or co-author of (at least) one paper accepted for
presentation at 2008 MSC;
present at least one of the accepted papers;
be a student member of both IEEE and CSS at the time of the
Eligible Applicants may apply for the Student Travel Support program
or for the Travel Support program for the Developing Countries, but
NOT for both programs simultaneously.
To apply, students
must download the Student Travel Support Application Form (click
here to download), fill it in, convert it into the PDF format,
and upload it through PaperPlaza.
Please follow the following two steps when in PaperPlaza.
Step 1: select "Submit a
contribution to 2008 MSC"
Step 2: select "First
Submissions: Student Travel Form"
In the form, the Student
Applicant will be requested to provide the following
(Last Name, First Name, and possibly Middle
(and Control System Society) membership number and years of
Session/Title of the Paper to be
presented (please provide the paper number and the code that
identifies the day and the session in which the paper is
Additional papers (if
History of prior support from similar
of registration needed (regular/student)
of additional support requested, if any (actual support will
depend on the number of applicants and funds available) by
specifying the individual items on the budget that make up for the
final amount requested
paragraph of justification for the request of financial
support, particularly if regular registration is requested.
To complete the application
procedure, the Student’s Advisor must contact via e-mail Professor
Faryar Jabbari, Chair of Student Activities Committee of the IEEE
Control Systems Society (firstname.lastname@example.org), and provide
him with the following information:
Certification that the applicant is
currently enrolled as a student and is planning to attend and
present a paper at the MSC 2008.
message of support of the Student’s
A student application not
accompanied by the Advisor’s support letter will not be considered
possibly subject to changes – please, check later
|decision letters about papers submitted to 2008 MSC are
deadline for applying for the Student
decision messages about travel support recipients are
expected to be sent out. The recipients of the travel support
will be classified in the Paperplaza database as “student TS
registrant” or as "regular TS
|deadline for completing the on-line registration and
uploading the final version of the
The Chair of Student
Activities Committee can provide an official letter confirming the
receipt of the award, if required.
If additional support,
beyond registration, is awarded, original receipts will be needed
for reimbursement. Details and procedures regarding
reimbursement will be distributed, if needed.
in, and present, at least one paper at the conference
award is not transferable
The award recipient will participate