NSF Student Travel Awardees
NSF Student Attendance Scholarship

  • Amanda Watson, William & Mary
  • Elishiah Miller, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Varun Mandalapu, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Joshua Rumbut, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Danish Imtiaz, George Washington University
  • Lihua Cai, University of Virginia
  • Jannatul Tumpa, Marquette University
  • Shweta Ware, University of Connecticut
  • Haoyan Liu, University of Arkansas
  • Golnoush Asaeikheybari, Case Western Reserve University
  • Meet Vadera, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Yanchen Xu, University of Virginia
  • Noah Jennings, Old Dominion University
  • Daniel Tran, University of Virginia
  • Nate Hurley, Texas A&M University
  • Namrata Kayastha, University of Houston-Clear Lake
  • Sijia Yu, Rutgers University
  • Lauren Linkous, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Woosub Jung, William & Mary
IEEE TCI (Technical Committee on the Internet) Student Travel Awardees
TCI Student Attendance Scholarship

  • Dae-young Kim, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Yao Yao, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Wenjuan Zhang, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Karim Hassan, Howard University
  • Minglong Sun, William & Mary

IEEE CHASE'19 with NSF funding is expected to support up to 20 students to participant in this conference. This award is to recognize students who have strong academic background and research potentials in the field of Connected Health, as demonstrated by their coursework and/or project experience. We cordially invite students from US-based institutions to submit their applications for IEEE CHASE'19 conference.

In your application, please include your gender (Male/Female), nationality(Native or International) and race/ethnicity (White American/African American/Latinos/Asian/Others(specify)).

Eligibility criteria: Funds from this award will in part cover or assist with the attendance expenses for two categories of students:

  1. Senior high school, undergraduate or junior graduate students who are not yet at the stage to have their own conference papers at the conference, however, they have demonstrated a strong academic background (GPA > 3.5) and have one strong letter of recommendation.
  2. Graduate students who have accepted regular/poster/demo papers at the conference with strong reviewer scores and a strong letter of recommendation from their advisor.

Students with accepted papers will have priority to receive the award. Women and members of underrepresented minorities are highly encouraged to apply. Each institution is limited to one award. Postdoctoral researchers are not eligible to this scholarship.

Amount of Award: ~ $500, depending on the award budget and applicant location.

How to Apply: Submit to the Student Travel Scholarship chair, Dr. Hua Fang at HFang2@umassd.edu and Hua.Fang@umassmed.edu, along with a *single* pdf file of:

  1. a letter from the student,
  2. the student's curriculum vitae,
  3. a recommendation letter from the student's advisor, and
  4. the notification of the accepted paper if applicable.

The letter from the student would indicate why the student believes he or she would benefit from attending the CHASE 2019 conference, briefly summarize research interests and accomplishments to date, describe the areas reflected in the CHASE 2019 program that would impact the student's research. The letter from the student's advisor would indicate why the advisor believes the student would benefit from attending the conference, and shares opinion about the strengths and potential research contributions of the student. The student's advisor must make a commitment in the letter to cover the remaining travel expenses of the student.

Important Date:
  • Deadline for travel award applications: July 31, 2019
  • Notification of award: Aug 12, 2019
  • Award acceptance deadline: Aug 16, 2019
  • Conference dates: Sept 25-27, 2019
Recipient Notification: Awardees will receive the email notification from the conference. Award recipients need to confirm the acceptance of this award before the award acceptance deadline. The award recognition session will be held at the conference. Recipients will receive the award in the format of conference travel reimbursement.

Additional Notes:
  • Funds can be applied to registration, meals (not exceeding the per diem rate in D.C., Sept, 2019), transportation and/or lodging between Sept 25 and Sept 27, 2019.
  • The travel must be completed and the request for reimbursement must be submitted within 30 days after the conference.

  • Acknowledge the CHASE support for information on formatting acknowledgments as following: “This research was funded by NSF-supported travel award to IEEE/ACM CHASE2019”.

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