IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
2-6 May 2020 // Virtual Conference

Student Travel Grant


IEEE ICBC 2020 offers travel grants to the students who registered and co-authored an accepted paper in IEEE ICBC 2020, on competitive basis. A limited number of Student Travel Grants (STG) are available for ICBC 2020 conference student attendees.

*** Application deadline: March 15, 2020 ***

To be eligible for one of these STGs, the applicant must satisfy all of the following requirements:

  • The applicant must be the author or a co‐author of a paper or poster accepted for presentation at IEEE ICBC 2020.
  • The applicant must be a student registered toward a Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. degree in computer science, engineering or related field in a college or university when submitting his/her application.
  • The applicant is expected to have registered for the conference at the time of application.
  • The applicant may not receive more than one STG in any 12-month period.

A student who is awarded a student travel grant must attend the conference in person. The student must register, attend, and present the paper (if the student is a co-author) at the conference. Payment will only be made to the student as long as the award recipient submits the expense report (with receipts) within 45 days after the conference. More details will be provided to the students who are selected to receive the STG award.



Applications should be emailed to Carol Fung( and Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou ( titled “ICBC STG application” by March 15, 2020. Application should be filed in pdf format attached to the email. The Student Travel Grant Committee will notify applicants about award decisions starting from April 2.

  • full name, contact information, country, and citizenship;
  • ethnicity and gender (optional, used to broaden the participation of under-represented students);
  • institution, academic program (B.Sc., M.Sc or Ph.D.) he/she is currently attending, full-time or part-time student;
  • name and email of the advisor;
  • information on whether or not a paper has been accepted by the symposium;
  • paper ID, title and type (full, short, poster);
  • information on whether or not a first-time conference participant;
  • a letter that briefly summarizes the applicant’s current research interests and accomplishments;
  • a supporting letter from the advisor including his/her contact information, providing written statements regarding availability (or lack thereof) of travel funds for the student, and stating whether he/she is willing to commit to cover the cost of travel in excess of the travel grant;
  • IEEE number if the applicant is a student member of IEEE Comsoc; and an at least 18 years of age acknowledgment.

If you have any queries regarding Student Travel Grants for ICBC 2018, please, contact Carol Fung ( and Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou (, with mandatory title: ICBC STG application Question: (include your last name) soon.


Application deadline: March 15, 2020
Notification: starting from April 2, 2020