Travel Grants

Application Procedure

  1. Fill out the travel application form.
  2. Email to Professor Prabhat Mishra with the following four PDF attachments.
    Travel Application (PDF)
    Call for Papers (PDF)
    Acceptance Email (PDF)
    Final Version of Your Paper (PDF)
  3. Ask your advisor to send an email to Dr. Mishra at with financial need justification for your travel grant application. Alternatively, you can attach the scanned PDF of the justification letter signed by your advisor. The justification letter needs to highlight that your advisor does not have sufficient funding to cover your travel expenses.
  4. The processing of your application takes 2-3 weeks. Therefore, please apply at least one month before your travel to the conference.
  5. If your application is approved (CISE Travel Grant of $500), please provide this information in your travel authorization form.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Decisions regarding the award of CISE travel grants will be made continuously until all awards are issued, using our decision criteria.
  • Preference is given to applicants with financial need presenting full papers at a top-tier ACM or IEEE sponsored conferences.
  • Here is a list of previous awards.


Please send comments or questions to Dr. Mishra.