National Science Foundation Student Travel Grants
We are pleased to announce that the National Science Foundation (NSF) will award travel grants to selected students attending the 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), part of the IIE Annual Conference & Expo, being held in Disneyland Resort Hotel, Anaheim, California, May 21-24. This announcement outlines the award selection criteria and application procedure. Guidelines:1. Any student enrolled in a U.S.-based university is eligible to apply for the grant.2. All student awardees must register for the conference and are required to attend the conference.3. The awarded funds can only be used to support expenses related to attendance at the 2016 ISERC.4. All student awardees are required to have an accepted abstract for the 2016 ISERC. Among all qualified students, preference will be given to the following students:
Timeline:• Application deadline: March 20, 2016• Decision notification: April 4, 2016How to apply:1. Complete the attached application form, including a recommendation statement from the applicant’s academic advisor, and register for the conference. 2. The application package (including the conference registration receipt) should be saved as a single PDF file and named according to the following format: LastName_FirstName_UniversityName.pdf3. Email the application file to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMAIL Subject: NSF student travel grant - LastName_FirstName_UniversityNamePlease click here for the National Science Foundation Student Travel Grant Application Form
Recognition:Each awardee will receive partial financial support in the amount of $500 and a certificate of recognition. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the following ISERC 2016 chairs:Hui YangThe Pennsylvania State UniversityZhenyu (James) KongVirginia TechMD SarderUniversity of Southern MississippiISERC 2016 Chairs