ACM SigSoft Scholarships

ACM SigSoft supports DEBS 2016 with student travel grants under the CAPS program. Please have a look at:

Please note that application should be submitted by May 20, 2016.

NSF Student Travel Awards for US-based Students

Pending Final NSF approval. Deadline June 17, 2016.

We are pleased to announce the availability of student travel grants for US based students to attend the 10th ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event-Based Systems (DEBS 2016) to be held in Irvine, California from June 20th-24th, 2016 . This award is sponsored by the US National Science Foundation (NSF) and is available to assist full time students attending US colleges and universities defray the costs of attending the DEBS 2016 Conference and co-located events (Workshops, main conference, Ph.D. Forum etc.). Our goal is to encourage student participation at the conference and facilitate the grooming of future researchers in topics related to distributed and event-based systems. Interested students may apply. Underrepresented minority and women students from diverse US institutions are particularly encouraged to apply. Exceptional undergraduate research students and young post-doctoral researchers may also be considered for support on a case-by-case basis. Students receiving the travel grants will be expected to present a poster on a research work they performed in a related research, taking place on Tuesday, Just 21, 2016.

To be eligible, applications must be submitted no later than June 17, 2016. Award decisions will be made on June 18.

To apply for this travel support, you will need to submit the following:

  1. 1. A letter from your advisor/professor confirming that you are currently a research student in good standing and working in areas related to  distributed and event-based systems.
  2. 2. A short personal statement describing your research interests, how you wish to benefit from attending DEBS 2016. Indicate your student status, if you will be presenting at the conference and location you will be traveling from.
  3. 3. A short CV (2 pages maximum)
Please email all of the above 3 items (in a single zip file with your last name) to Nalini Venkatasubramanian ( with the subject 'DEBS 2016 Student travel award application' by June 17, 2016. Notifications will be sent on June 18. Please note that DEBS 2016 organizers may not be able to reimburse you for all travel expenses due to a limited budget. Eligible expenses for reimbursement include student registration, hotel, and travel (flight, bus or train). Student travel grants are available in the form of reimbursements that are sent only after the completion of the conference and receipt of all required documentation and receipts. The reimbursement amount will be based on the number of awards and distance traveled, and will be limited to US $1,200 per student. For any questions, please contact the Nalini Venkatasubramanian,