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IBM Travel Grant for INDIAN Students and Researchers

IBM Travel Grant for Resident INDIAN Students and Researchers


Student Travel Grant:

About 10-15 student travel grants will be available. The travel grant includes a waiver of registration fees for both conference and tutorial, train fare by shortest route in III-tier sleeper class (non-AC), hostel-type accommodation and some support for local hospitality. Student authors will be given priority.


For further details about nominating student participants, please check our website.


Faculty Travel Grant:

About 10-15 travel grants will be available for researchers from academia. A travel grant will be either a waiver of 50% registration fee for the conference (depending on the merit of the case, it may be a full waiver, but the chance of a full waiver is low) or support for train fare by the shortest route in III tier sleeper class (non-AC), moderate accommodation with some support for local hospitality. Authors will be given priority. Considering the merits of the applications, the organizing committee will make the decision about the travel grants and the decision of the organizing committee will be final.


Applications for the above Travel Grant  are invited from resident Indians to attend ICONIP  2004 (conference and/or tutorial) at Calcutta. The last date for receiving applications  is Aug 23, 2004. Applicants who are selected for the Travel Grant will be informed by Aug 26, 2004.


Information on the following items should accompany the application: Name, Age, Sex, Qualification, Designation, Affiliation, Publications List if any, Travel Plan, Grant Applied for, Recommendation from the Head of the Institute. The application should be sent to:

                  Conference Secretariat, ICONIP 2004

                  Electronics & Communication Sciences Unit

                  Indian Statistical Institute                               

                  203 B. T. Road

                  Calcutta 700108



Applicants are encouraged to send immediately an advance copy of the application through email with subject "IBM Travel Grant"  at


Selected students may be required to provide some assistance during the conference/tutorial.

IBM Travel Grant for INDIAN Students and Researchers

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