[robotics-worldwide] IEEE-RAS FELLOWSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT
r.g.snyder at mac.com
Wed Aug 15 22:54:41 PDT 2007
Fellowship for a Female Ph.D. Student in Robotics and Automation
Announcement and Call for Applications
IEEE RAS members may recall a recent Call for Proposals to support
projects with unexpended funds in Calendar Year 2007. One of the
projects approved by the Society is a fellowship for a female Ph.D.
student in the areas of robotics and/or automation, to be expended
before the end of the calendar year. Proposals for the "IEEE RAS
Fellowship" are now solicited. fellowship is intended to support a
student who will have a significant future impact on the fields of
robotics and/or automation through her current or future technical
contributions. The fellowship carries an award of $12,500 to be used
for stipend/tuition support, and IEEE regulations require that the
funds be fully obligated by November 30, 2007 for supporting a
student up to but not beyond December 31, 2007. There are no funds
available for continuing the fellowship beyond the end of the year.
Female doctoral students who are fully admitted to a Ph.D. program at
an academic institution and have the nomination of an IEEE RAS member
may apply. The applicant must be a registered student for at least
the period September-November 2007. The proposal should be submitted
through the sponsored projects office of the applicant's institution.
Applicants are urged to contact their institution's sponsored
projects office before beginning the application to verify that the
institution is willing to administer this award under the constraints
mandated by IEEE. The institutional approval will be reviewed by
IEEE, and applicants should be aware that no funds will be released
unless the method of spending and invoicing meets IEEE approval.
The application form with full instructions is is available for
download at http://www.ieee-ras.org/news.
Applications must be received by September 10, 2007 .
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