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Travel Grants

In 2013, SIGHPC instituted a program of travel grants to help support the participation of students and entry-level professionals in HPC-related conferences and workshops.

Initial support is limited to undergraduate and graduate students who wish to attend the annual SC conference

SIGHPC travel grants for undergraduate and early graduate students
SIGHPC offers travel grants to help undergraduate and graduate students attend the annual SC conference.
Who's eligible:  Students at the undergraduate or early graduate level, enrolled in an accredited university in any country, and who are members of SIGHPC.  Applicants do not have to be making a presentation at SC, but they need to describe why they will benefit from attending the conference.
How many:  Up to 3 travel scholarships will be made for attending SC14 (New Orleans, 18-23 November 2014)
What's included:  Expenses are reimbursed for up to $600 for recipients from North American universities ($1200 for travel from another continent).
How to apply
Read the details and fill out the form
Application deadline:  7 September 2014


ACM-W/SIGHPC travel scholarships for women students
SIGHPC has teamed with ACM's Women in Computing division to help undergraduate and graduate women students attend the annual SC conference.
Who's eligible:  Graduate or undergraduate women enrolled in an accredited university, in any country, who are student members of ACM.   Although not required, preference is given to students co-authoring a paper or poster.
How many:  Up to 3 travel scholarships will be made for attending SC14 (New Orleans, 18-23 November 2014)
What's included:  Expenses are reimbursed for up to $600 for recipients from North American universities ($1200 for travel from another continent).  In addition to funding travel expenses, awardees will receive complimentary conference registration and will be assigned a mentor. 
How to apply:  Read the details and fill out the form on the ACM-W website
Application deadline:  15 August 2014