CODS-COMAD 2022 will be held as a hybrid conference. Day-1 will be a physical event organized at the conference venue of IIIT Bangalore campus with proper COVID-19 norms being followed. The focus will be on in-person interactions and networking which includes lunch and banquet dinner for the attendees. Days 2 & 3 will have all events aired virtually through the online platform. The conference venue will broadcast the session and be open for participants to attend the online sessions and interactions with other participants. Day 2 & 3 will provide light snacks and tea/coffee.
The conference will provide travel assistance to a limited number of full-time students from degree granting institutions to attend the conference in person. While students with accepted papers are given preference, there are a limited number of grants for other students who are interested in attending. The goal is to promote participation of students from a diverse set of institutions and backgrounds who can benefit from attending a leading conference on data science and engaging with experts and their peers. Students who are provided the travel grant MUST attend all three days of the conference physically.
The travel grant will partially reimburse the cost of travel, stay and conference registration cost. The exact amount will be decided on the basis of the merit of the applicant as well as available funds. Maximum limit of the grant amount per student is INR 8000/- including (conference registration fees and travel). Grant awardees must register for the conference. The reimbursements will be provided after they attend the conference.
How to submit the application
Please submit your travel grant application that includes the applicant’s information and a statement of purpose. The form is available here
Instructions for filling out the form
Email Address: Your institution email id
Name: Applicant’s full name
Current Place of Study: Name and address of the current place of study
Current Place of Residence: Name and address of the current place of residence, in case you are attending classes remotely
Program: Bachelor’s (BE/BTech,BS), Masters (M.E./M.Tech./MS), PhD, Other (specify)
Major Discipline: E.g., Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology, Data Science, etc.
Number of years in the program: e.g. In second year of a 4-year program or 2nd year of PhD program
Confirmation that you will be willing and able to travel and attend the conference in person for all 3 days of the event if provided the travel grant.
Confirmation that you are double vaccinated for COVID-19, or will be so before attending the conference. You will be required to show a proof of being fully vaccinated before entering the conference venue.
Statement of Purpose
Applicant’s research interest and current accomplishments, and his/her future research plans
A description of how the grant will help him/her with the research plans
Any other information that the applicant feels relevant for supporting their application.
The total estimated budget for attending CODS-COMAD 2022, and how the travel award can help close the gap.
Provide a referee that we may contact to get a short reference letter, if required. Mention Name, Title, Affiliation, Mailing Address, Official Email Address
Please fill out the application form before midnight, 25.11.2021.
The decision will be made and communicated by 30.11.2021.
Candidates must register by 05.12.2021 to avail themselves of the scholarship.