We are committed to fostering and sustaining an environment of respect and inclusivity. To increase participation of underrepresented or historically marginalized groups, IEEE VIS is offering need-based scholarships to enable conference attendance.
Eligibility:-Applicants from underrepresented and/or marginalized groups including but not limited to: gender, identity, race, ethnicity, disabilities, discipline.-Demonstrated financial need to attend the conference.-Ability to attend the full duration of the conference.-Age 18 years or older.
Process:The VIS 2019 Inclusivity & Diversity Scholarship Committee will review applications based on eligibility, need, and impact. Scholarships awarded will include:-Complementary conference registration.-On average, based on need, $1000 per recipient will be provided for travel and subsistence. These funds may not cover all costs, but are intended to fill in costs for recipients that might not otherwise be able to attend the conference. Funds can be used to help support travel, lodging, and childcare. Recipients will need to keep original travel tickets, expense receipts and evidence of payment up to the subscribed limits for reimbursement once the conference is over. -Recipients will be assigned a mentor to guide them through the conference experience. -A social event including the recipients and mentors to be held at VIS 2019.
Timeline:June 30, 2019 -- Applications CloseAugust 1, 2019 -- Notifications Sent
Contact:Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the Inclusivity & Diversity Scholarship Program and Inclusivity & Diversity at IEEE VIS.