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Student Travel Grants

Student Travel Grants

The 2016 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems

(CTS 2016)

October 31 - November 04, 2016
The Florida Hotel and Conference Center
Orlando, Florida, USA

The 2016 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2016) offers a small number of contingency student travel grants (pending sponsors) to qualifying and selected students who need a supplement to their travel support to present an accepted paper at any of CTS's meetings. If approved, the support will be partial. 

To be eligible, students must:
  • Be presenting an accepted paper at a CTS 2016 session or workshop; 
  • Submit a student travel grant application form detailing need for funds no later than 7 weeks prior to the 1st day of the CTS 2016 Conference (by September 12, 2016); 
  • Be a full-time student who is not also a full-time employee in industry, government, or academia (please submit a proof of full-time status from your university); 
  • Have one letter of recommendation from your current adviser or department head; 
  • Have written support from the chair (letter or email) of the conference’s session or workshop at which your paper will be presented indicating that your paper presentation is necessary to the session's success. 

All supporting documents should be submitted by September 12, 2016

Approved applicants will be notified by October 14, 2016. 

For questions and inquiries, please contact the conference Program Chairs or consult the Conference organizers. 

Student Travel Grant Application Form Download

Additional Opportunity:
Gary Marsden Student Development Fund deadline 15th of August

Gary Marsden Student Development Fund Now Opens to All HCI Relevant Conferences and SIGCHI Sponsored Summer/Winter Schools. 

In order to better support students from and currently based in developing countries pursuing HCI/UX, ACM SIGCHI Gary Marsden Student Development Fund now covers all HCI relevant conferences and SIGCHI sponsored summer/winter schools.

The application deadline: 15th of February, May, August and November. 

In recognition of Gary Marsden’s contributions and inspiration in HCI4D, ACM SIGCHI established Gary Marsden Student Development Fund in July, 2015. The purpose is to support growth of HCI in developing worlds by sponsoring SIGCHI student members who are postgraduate students from and currently based in developing countries to attend HCI relevant events. For those who are currently not student members of SIGCHI, you can apply online to become a member with 19 USD before submitting the application. 


In the last two years, 36 students from around the world were awarded by the fund.

For more information about applying for the funding, please see the fund guidelines: