Student Travel Grants

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The RTSS 2019 conference organizers have secured funds for Student Travel Grants to support the participation of students in RTSS 2019 events. Each grant will contribute towards partial reimbursement of travel costs. A budget of USD 18,000 is available this year for travel grants.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: 1st November 2019

Notification of Acceptance: 12th November 2019


The award of the travel grants will be in accordance with the following guidelines:

  • The applicant must be a current graduate student at an institution of higher education.
  • The applicant must have a fully-paid student registration for RTSS and must physically attend the conference.
  • Travel grants will be awarded on the basis of financial need. Preference will be given to students (i) with a paper accepted at some session of RTSS 2019 (conference, workshop, brief presentation, RTSS@work), (ii) who do not have active grant funding, and (iii) to underrepresented/minority students.
  • Student applicants should pay the registration fees first. If selected, the travel grant should cover partially their travel costs via a post-conference reimbursement. Proof of actual costs incurred for travel may be required.

How to Apply

Any student applicant needs to send an e-mail to The subject of the e-mail must be:


This e-mail must include the student’s faculty advisor in the cc list. The e-mail must include the following information:







Advisor Name:

Research Topic:

Degree Sought:

Is your research funded by an active grant (yes/no)?

Identification of accepted paper (title, authors, submission number, session):

Estimated travel cost: (cost of flights and cost of hotel)

Proof of conference registration (copy of the registration receipt)

Any other information you might find useful to support your application

The advisor is required to follow up with an email to acknowledge the accuracy of this information.

Successful applicants will receive award letters by e-mail together with instructions on how to receive the travel grant, which will be issued to the person or institution that covered the expenses after the conference. Note proof of travel expenses (flights and hotel costs) may be required. A budget of USD18,000 is available for RTSS 2019 travel grants.