Travel bursaries

Travel bursaries

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During the last IFIP General Assembly a new Standing Committee on Digital Equity was created for assigning grants to activities related with developing countries. The current rules are:

– There will be two allocation periods: January (considering all the requests arrived between July 1 and December 31) and July (considering all the requests arrived between January 1 and June 30)

– The request should be sent to Ramon Puigjaner (ES), Chair of DEC and IFIP Vice-president, indicating the IFIP activity concerned, some documentation describing it (call for papers, announcement, programme, etc.) and the planned use of the grant

– The grant allocation criteria will be:

* Travels (not stays or registrations fees) of PhD students of developing countries with an accepted paper in some IFIP activity (conference, workshop, school, etc.) held in any country

* Travels (not stays) of invited speakers/tutorialists of IFIP activities (conference, workshop, school, etc.) held in a developing country

* Travels (not stays or registrations fees) of practitioners of developing countries with realized or ongoing project to be presented in some IFIP activity (conference, workshop, school, etc.) held in a developing country

– The grants requested between July 1 and December 31 should be applied for events to be held in the next year and those requested between January 1 and June 30 should be applied for events to be held during the current year or for events to be held next year but with some deadline or execution before June 30 next year (in order to include in the corresponding announcement of the existence of DEC funding for travels of the above mentioned characteristics.