APEC 2014 sponsors announce student $1,000 travel support awards



The joint sponsors of the Applied Power Electronics Conference have announced the expansion of the popular $1,000 Student Attendance Travel Support Awards to cover part of the travel and conference expenses for up to 40 students to attend APEC 2014 in Ft. Worth, Texas, March 16-20, 2014. Now in its 9th year, the APEC Student Attendance Travel Support Award program, initiated by the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA), is now jointly underwritten by PSMA and the other co-sponsors of the APEC Conference - the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) and the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS). The recipients of the Student Awards will be chosen by the APEC 2014 Award and Grants Committee. Application forms are available at APEC Attendance Travel Award Application. The criteria for the awards are: The applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a power electronics program at an accredited institution. Only students who have not received this Award in the past will be considered. The recipients must be an author or co-author of a paper that was accepted for presentation at APEC 2014 The recipient must attend APEC 2014 and submit expense receipts to the Committee. Up to two Student Awards will be made to students from a single institution. However, the award may be shared among students who applied for the Award. Applications must be made and received by the Committee by October 18, 2013. The recipients will be notified by the Committee by November 15, 2013. As part of the application process, students must provide information about their educational institution, degree program, the name of their faculty advisor and a brief description of their career interest and reasons for planning to attend APEC. If the student has submitted a paper for consideration to APEC, this information should also be provided along with the name(s) of co-author(s). APEC 2014 Student Attendance Travel Support Awards