|Guidelines for HotNets-I
Student Travel Grant
- The attendees of this invitation-only workshop will total
approximately 60, consisting of: one author per accepted paper, a
smaller number of invited participants, the conference committee,
and some additional students who will be funded using this
grant. Some students who receive the grant will be
co-authors of accepted papers, some will be authors of other
submissions, and a few students may not have even submitted to the
workshop but have relevant interests.
- Who may apply: This travel grant is generously
supported by NSF, and applies only to graduate students attending
a US-based institution. We encourage students to apply who
would otherwise be unable to attend, and we encourage
participation of women and under-represented minorities.
If you receive this travel grant, then you are automatically
invited to the workshop.
- Required documents: (1) the student's vita, (2) a short
letter from the student, and (3) a short letter from the student's
- September 15, 2002, 23:59 EDT, is the HARD
deadline. Late applications will not be considered. Email
applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. The vita should be in
ASCII, PostScript, or PDF *ONLY*. Other formats will be
IGNORED. Supporting letters should be in ASCII.
Decision notification will be sent out by September 25,
2002. And acceptance should be confirmed by Sept 30.
- Please provide complete contact information. We will
need to have your current mailing address, so that if you receive
a stipend, your check will reach you in a timely manner. You
will be notified via email, so make sure your email address is
correct on your application.
- Preference is given to:
institutions not traditionally represented at HotNets-I will be
given preference within the categories. Students whose advisors
are unable to support them otherwise will be given priority.
- students who have accepted papers at HotNets-I
- students who submitted a paper to HotNets-I that was not
- other students whose primary area of research is aligned to
the topics found in the HotNets-I program.
- The stipend will vary based on location. The
expectation will be that it will cover air fare, hotel
accommodation, and registration. In some cases it may not meet
this goal but our desire is to maximize participation by students.
- How to Apply: The short letter (a couple of
paragraphs, in ASCII) from the student should include
The short letter (a
couple of paragraphs, in ASCII) from the faculty advisor should
- a brief summary of research interests and accomplishments to
- a description of areas reflected in the workshop program
that would impact the student's research; and
- why attendance at the workshop is important to this student.
- Attach the student's vita.
- confirmation that the student is a PhD in good standing;
- why the advisor believes the student would benefit from
attendance at this workshop; and
- the advisor's opinion about the strengths and potential
contributions of the student.
- The decision on student travel grants is made by the
HotNets-I Conference Committee (Chris Edmondson-Yurkanan, Larry
Peterson, David Wetherall, and John Wroclawski). All decisions are
- We are also indebted to the sponsoring organizations of
HotNets-I: ACM SIGCOMM and Intel Research, for their generous
contributions that have enabled us to keep student registration
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