The SIGAPP Student Travel Award Program (STAP) was established to provide financial support for SIGAPP student members to attend SIGAPP primary conference (SAC) to present their accepted work. Student primary authors and co-authors are eligible to apply for these awards. The eligibility rules may vary year to year depending on funds availability. Applications are evaluated on a competitive basis.
Expenses eligible for coverage include conference registration fees, travel expenses to and from the conference, and accommodation expenses while attending SAC. Note that meal expenses will not be covered by these grants, neither will cost related to getting a visa to travel to the conference location. The award amounts vary year to year depending on type of travel (intercontinental or intra-continental) and the applicants pool and their needs. SIGAPP expects institutions to share costs in funding students travel to SAC.
Reimbursement is handled by ACM after the end of the conference. Recipients will received instructions from ACM on how to claim these awards. Recipients need to keep original receipts for all eligible expenses as they are required for reimbursement.
Students may join SIGAPP for a very nominal fee ($8) and become eligible for this funding. Only SIGAPP student members are eligible for this award. Please see this URL for more details:
SAC 2017 Travel Applications
The SIGAPP Student Travel Award Program (STAP) provides support for SIGAPP student members to attend the SAC 2017 conference and present their work. The eligibility criteria are:
The application deadline is December 10, 2016. Eligible applications will be evaluated on a competitive basis. Covered expenses are outlined above. The amount of each award depends on the type of travel (domestic or international - intercontinental or intra-continental) and the applicant pool and their needs.
The application form is located at (TBD). Please note that you need to print a copy (or save electronic copy) of the from.
After completing and submitting the online form, please email the following documents to Dr. Jiman Hong at firstname.lastname@example.org
Incomplete applications will be automatically disqualified.
For any questions, please contact Dr. Jiman Hong at email@example.com.