IEEE BigData 2014

2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data

Travel Grant

With the support from NSF, travel grants are now available to support the participation of students from underrepresented groups in the workshop and in the 2014 IEEE Big Data Conference. Consideration will be given to the applicants from groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in HPC, and Big Data. These groups include women, African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Pacific Islanders and people with disabilities. The travel grant will cover air-fare, hotel, workshop/conference registration fees, ground transportation, and per diem for the selected applicants. There are mentoring activities planned for the selected students before and after the workshop/conference.

In order to be considered for the travel grant, the eligible students are encouraged to apply by the deadline of August 26, 2014. Selected applicants will be notified latest by September 2, 2014 and should be prepared to complete their travel arrangements by September 10, 2014.

To apply for the travel grant please, click the link for the Google Form or for the interactive pdf form. If you are using the pdf form, please email it to Ritu Arora at You will be required to provide the URL associated with your profile. If you do not already have a LinkedIn profile, please create one before submitting the application. Inaccurate or incomplete applications will not be evaluated.

Please note: you should be studying at a U.S. University or College to be eligible to apply.