Eligibility Requirements for Student-Travel to 2018 CPHS, Dec 14-15, 2018, Miami, FL, USA

  1. The student must be enrolled in a full-time graduate program at a US university. If the student is enrolled overseas, they must be US citizens.
  2. A letter of endorsement from the advisor must be provided, describing all the below points:
    1. Why this travel grant is needed, with justification for lack of funds.
    2. Description of the student’s research, with explanation of student’s contribution in the paper.
    3. A statement that the student’s paper/poster will be presented.
    4. Potential impact of this travel to the student’s future career.
    5. If possible, please also let us know if the student is from under-represented groups including undergraduate students, minorities and women.

Selection Criteria

  1. First preference will be given to student-authors of accepted papers/posters in the conference.
  2. Demonstrated need for support.
  3. Under-represented groups including undergraduate students, minorities and women. A minimum of 25% of the travel support obtained will be allocated to these groups.


  1. The letter must be received by October 10, 2018. Students selected for support will be informed by October 13, 2018.
  2. Please note that the travel support is not certain. If the funding comes through, further details of reimbursement will be provided to the students and their advisors.
  3. Please note that all travel made by the awardees using the NSF travel grant funds must be on US-flag carriers.

For more information:

Please contact Dr. Yucelen: yucelen@usf.edu

Conference Submission Site

Conference Registration Site
Hotel Reservation Site

Key Dates

Draft Manuscripts:
April 23, 2018

IFAC CPHS 2018 Young Author Prize:
May 22, 2018

Acceptance/Rejection Notice:
September 1, 2018

Final Manuscript Submission:
October 1, 2018
October 5, 2018

Student Travel Support
October 10, 2018

Gold Sponsors

For sponsorship, please contact

Tariq Samad