Student Travel Grants


We are pleased to announce the recipients of Student Travel Grants for the IEEE ICC 2016. The winners (listed alphabetically) are:

  • Afzal, Asma (University of Leeds, UK)
  • Akkermans, Sven (KU Leuven, iMinds-DistriNet, Belgium)
  • Al-Shaikhli, Alaa (University of New Haven, USA)
  • Alvizu, Rodolfo (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
  • Bodinier, Quentin (IETR, France)
  • Bruneau-Queyreix, Joachim (LaBRI - Bordeaux University, France)
  • Huang, Henna (MIT, USA)
  • Johari, Pedram (University at Buffalo (SUNY), USA)
  • Li, Wenda (University of Bristol, UK)
  • Li, Wenjie (Queen's University, Canada)
  • Luvisotto, Michele (University of Padova, Italy)
  • Lyazidi, Mohammed Yazid (University Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
  • Petrov, Vitaly (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)
  • Raddo, Thiago (Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
  • Sadeghi, Alireza (University of Minnesota. USA)
  • Saha, Swetank Kumar (University at Buffalo (SUNY), USA)
  • Sdrolias, Kostas (Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece)
  • Tseliou, Georgia (Open University of Catalonia (UOC), Spain)
  • Zenaidi, Mohamed Ridha (KAUST, Saudi Arabia)
  • Zhang, Chen (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada)


IEEE ICC 2016 offers limited number of travel grants to the students who registered and co-authored an accepted paper in IEEE ICC 2016, on competition basis. Each award ranges $500 to $1,000 subject to the travel reimbursement. Conditions for receiving an award are as follows:

  • The student applicant must be a student member of the IEEE Communications Society;
  • The student applicant must be a co-author of an accepted paper in IEEE ICC 2016 and present it at the conference;
  • The student applicant must be full-time students registered toward a Bachelor, Masters, or PhD degree in computer science, engineering or related field in a college or university when submitting their applications; and
  • During the expense reimbursement stage, the student applicant must show the proof of having registered to attend the IEEE ICC 2016 conference.

The awards range from $500-1000. A student who is awarded a student travel grant must attend the conference in person. The student must register, attend, and present the paper (if the student is a co-author) at the conference. Payment will only be made to the student as long as the award recipient submits the expense report (with receipts) within 45 days after the conference. More details will be provided to the students who are selected to receive the STG award.

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How to apply

The application should be submitted electronically via EDAS.
After logging into EDAS, click the “TravelGrant” tab at your EDAS home page, and then select “Student Travel Grant for IEEE ICC 2016"
The application must include the following:
a) A reference letter from your advisor (your advisor can directly submit the reference letter on EDAS). 
b) Your up-to-date resume including your citizenship (required), and ethnicity and gender (optional, used to broaden the participation of under-represented students).
c) A half-to-one page letter to state the purpose of attending the conference.
Application deadline February 27, 2016
Acceptance notification March 13, 2016
Please address any question to the Student Travel Grant chair, Periklis Chatzimisios at with mandatory title: “IEEE ICC 2016 STG Question: Your Last Name”.