IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking
4–7 July 2023 // Istanbul, Türkiye
Immersive Bridging of Continents in the Era of Hyperconnectivity

Student Travel Grants

Student Travel Grants

IEEE BlackSeaCom 2023 offers a limited number of travel grants (in US Dollars) to the students who registered and co-authored an accepted paper in IEEE BlackSeaCom 2023, on a competition basis. Each award is subject to travel reimbursement. Conditions for receiving an award are as follows:

  • The student applicant must be a student member of the IEEE Communications Society.
  • The student applicant must be a co-author of an accepted paper in IEEE BlackSeaCom 2023 and present it at the conference in person.
  • The student applicant must be a full-time student registered toward a Bachelor’s, Masters’s, or PhD degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field in a college or university when submitting their applications.
  • During the expense reimbursement stage, the student applicant must show proof of having registered to attend the IEEE BlackSeaCom 2023 conference.

Payment will only be made to the student as long as the award recipient submits the expense report (with receipts) within 45 days after the conference. More details will be provided to the students who are selected to receive the STG award.

How to Apply

The application must include the following:

  • A reference letter from the student’s advisor.
  • The student’s up-to-date resume including citizenship (required), ethnicity, and gender (optional, used to broaden the participation of under-represented categories).
  • A half-to-one page letter to state the purpose of attending the conference.
  • The IEEE Student Membership number.

Please address your STG applications and/or question to Evgeny Khorov (, with the mandatory subject: "[IEEE BlackSeaCom 2023] STG Application: Your Last Name".

Non-discrimination: IEEE is committed to the principle that all persons shall have equal access to programs, facilities, services, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by IEEE policy and/or applicable laws.

For more information on the IEEE policy visit here.

Please note that the deadline for Student Travel Grant applications is 1 June 2023.