Student Travel Award

2018 IEEE Life Sciences Conferences is pleased to announce the availability of student travel grants. There will be three awards granted at $200 each.


The purpose of the LS Travel Award is to encourage students to participate in the conferences. This will allow students to meet experts in the field, discuss their research for new ideas, and network with others in the field. We cordially invite students from US-based institutions to submit their scholarship applications.

Students awarded will be expected to attend the full conference, as well as participate in the social events during the conference.

The maximum provided support is intended to partially cover registration to the conference.

Eligibility Criteria:

All students are encouraged to apply. Criteria for evaluating the applications will include evidence of interest in related research and need for award.

Application Process:

The following documentation should be submitted as a single PDF document named LastName_Institution.pdf to the Technical Program Chair Benoit Gosselin at  Any questions about the award should also be directed to him.

A single PDF document application for travel award consideration will include:

  • A one page application from the student that should discuss research interests, any research accomplishments, how attending LSC 2018 will help the students in these research interests, and any additional information that might help address the student’s desire to attend.
  • A supporting letter from the student’s advisor that confirms that the MSc/PhD student is in good standing, that the student has a related research area, and that the student will benefit from attending LSC 2018. This should also indicate why the student is in need of a travel award.
  • Student’s CV
  • Paper Acceptance Email (if applicable)

Important Dates:

Submission Deadline – Sept. 24, 2018
Notification of Award – Oct. 8, 2018

Reimbursement Process:

Funds awarded will only be used toward registration fees only. Awards will provide funding but may not necessarily cover all registration costs. Funds will be disbursed only in the form of reimbursements of actual registration costs. This amount will be declared in the award notification. Reimbursements will be credited to each recipient’s registration once the conference has concluded. Details will be communicated to the recipients.