TRAVEL SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS
The goal of the travel grant program is to encourage participation in the PERFORMANCE 2005 conference by students that would normally find it difficult to attend. Applications are accepted from students at degree granting institutions throughout the world. The committee thanks IBM Research, Texas Instruments and France Telecom R&D for funding this program for all students.
WHO SHOULD APPLY
All Ph.D. students are encouraged to apply. Selection criteria will include evidence of a serious interest in measurement and modeling of computer systems, as demonstrated by publications, coursework and project experience. PERFORMANCE 2005 encourages participation of women and under-represented minorities.
WHAT IS COVERED
The amount of support provided to each student is intended to cover the student's conference and tutorials registration fees (early registration only), travel (economy airfare, public transportation such as bus and train fares only), and lodging for 3 (if the student does not register for tutorials) or 4 (if the student registers for tutorials) nights. The breakdown of cost will differ based on the student's location. The amount awarded to students will depend on the total funds available and the number of successful applications received. The maximum grant amount is $800.
HOW TO APPLYAn application for a travel grant will consist of:
A deadline of August 1, 2005 has been set for the receipt of applications and recommendation letters. The targeted notification date is August 16, 2005.