I received this note the other day regarding a travel grant from the
WinnForum to this year’s SDR’11 in DC. It’s for US students, only, but a
great opportunity for anyone wishing to attend. Matt E., Philip
Bob McGwier, myself and other’s are hosting an open source workshop
the conference this year. Matt and I will also likely be hosting our GNU
Radio User’s Group evening meeting that we have done for the past couple
The Wireless Innovation Forum has received a travel grant from the US
National Science Foundation to support students in attending
SDR’11-WInnComm. The SDR’11-WInnComm Technical Program Committee is
applications from students at US universities.
Eligibility: Travel grants are available to students at US universities
only. Preference will be given to students who have submitted a paper to
Application Process: Students wishing to apply should complete the form
supplied below. Applications must be completed by no later than 9
Once the form is submitted, the named faculty advisor for each student
be contacted, asking for a recommendation and certification that the
is in good standing. Response from the Faculty advisor must be received
no later than 16 October 2011.
Awards: Applications will be evaluated by the SDR’11-WInnComm Technical
Program Committee, and students chosen to receive a travel grant will be
notified of their acceptance by no later than 30 October 2011. The Forum
anticipates that the amount of the award will be fixed at $950, which
used by the student to offset the cost of transportation, lodging,
conference registration, etc. as appropriate. The actual amount of the
may vary depending on the number of awards made and amount of the grant
received from the NSF. The Forum may also offer additional, non-monetary
assistance including lodging at the conference hotel for a fixed number
Payment: Students nominated to receive a travel grant will be required
submit a short report on their conference experience and expenses, which
be used, in whole or in part, in the Forums conference report to the
National Science Foundation. A check will be mailed to each student upon
receiving their report.
Students wishing to apply can do so here. Applications must be received
no later than 9 October 2011 to be eligible for consideration.
I look forward to seeing you at SDR’11-WInnComm.
Chair of the SDR11-WInnComm Technical Program Committee