Here I am listing few International Travel Grants to attend Conferences, Workshops etc., with their brief information and links. This post is mainly for Indians (and Computer Science people) but some of links could be helpful to others also.
A. Travel Grants for Everyone
Anybody can apply for the following travel grants:
1. Google Research
It covers all the expenses and is very quick also. For Indians it gives results with in 10 days. For latest details follow the following link:
2. Microsoft Research
It covers all the expenses and is very quick also. For Indians it gives results with in 1-2 weeks. For latest details follow the following link:
3. Technical Committees' Membership
Technical committees also provide some travel grants to their student members like IEEE, ACM etc. and in India we have ISTE, CSI etc. also provide limited funds to attend international conferences. Like,
3. Conference Steering Committee
Generally, good conferences provide Travel Grants to few student authors. For details, check your conference's website.
Yes, universities also provide limited travel grants. For more information approach your university authorities.
B. Travel Grants for Indians Only
Following grants are provided by Govt. of India through its different agencies and only Indians can apply for these grants:
5. International Travel Support SERB (Science & Engineering Research Board)
This grant covers airfare, registration fee and visa fee and do not cover lodging and eating related expenses. You can apply for this grant between 60-90 days late-early w.r.t. start of conference/workshop. For latest information go through the following link:
It covers only 50 % of airfare Max. Rs.50, 000/-. For latest and complete information check the following link:
7. Centre for International Co-operation in Science(CICS)
This provides partial funding like food, lodging etc. and generally used in combination with ITS SERB. For latest and complete information check the following link:
8. Xerox Research Centre
International travel grants provide support to students at Indian universities to attend top technical conferences outside India. For latest and complete information check the following link:
NOTE: I will keep updating this blog as I will find new sources. I request you to share sources you know in comments.
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