IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications
31 August-3 September 2020 // London, UK

Student Travel Grants

To enable an inclusive conference and excellent researchers to come to PIMRC London 2020, that may not otherwise be able to, the conference is offering a series of students grants on a competitive basis.

These grants aim to support students from low-income countries and those facing financial difficulty.

PIMRC London 2020 Student Grants

PIMRC London 2020 will offer 30 students grants to support students from low-income countries attending the conference, along with those suffering financial difficulties.

  • 15 grants will consist of free registration and accommodation for 5 nights.
  • 15 grants will consist of free registration and accommodation for 5 nights, with the addition of a travel grant of up to £750.

Students who have an accepted paper and are applying from the following countries will be prioritised. Applications should be made at the point of paper submission.

 

Afghanistan

Angola

Armenia

Bangladesh

Benin

Bhutan

Bolivia (Plurinational

State of)

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cambodia

Cameroon

Cabo Verde

Central African Republic

Chad

Comoros

Congo

Côte d’Ivoire

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Djibouti

Egypt

El Salvador

Eritrea

Ethiopia

Gambia

Ghana

Georgia

Guatemala

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Haiti

Honduras

India

Indonesia

Jordan

Kenya

Kiribati

Kyrgyz Republic

Liberia

Lao People’s Democratic

Republic Lesotho

Madagascar

Malawi

Mali

Mauritania

Mongolia

Morocco

Mozambique

Myanmar

Nepal

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

Pakistan

Papua New Guinea

Philippines

Republic of Moldova

Rwanda

São Tomé and Principe

Senegal

Sierra Leone

Solomon Islands

Somalia

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Swaziland

Syrian Arab Republic

Tajikistan

Timor-Leste

Togo

Tunisia

Uganda

Ukraine

United Republic of

Tanzania

Uzbekistan

Vanuatu

Viet Nam

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

How to Apply for a Student Grant

The application should be submitted electronically via EDAS.

The application must include the following:

A half-to-one page letter including the following information:

  • Current student status and level (e.g. PhD or MRes),
  • Country of residence and study
  • A list of international conferences the student has previously attended, detailing the year of each conference.
  • Does the student wish to apply for registration and accommodation with a financial grant, or only registration and accommodation
  • If applying for a financial grant the letter should detail the reasonable travel costs the student will incur (a maximum grant of £750 can be requested) – this should break down the anticipated cost of each aspect of the journey, including flights and any subsistence costs required while in London.
  • A supporting statement as to how you will benefit from the grant, and the need for the grant to help you attend PIMRC 2020.

A support letter from the student’s advisor which should include:

  • Confirmation that the student is enrolled with good standing
  • The strengths and potential contributions of the student

For any additional questions please contact pimrc-inclusivity@live.ucl.ac.uk.

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