RAS Travel Grants



Travel Grant applications will open on 31 January 2023!

Thanks to the generous support of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, applications for travel support are invited, to facilitate authors of accepted ICRA 2023 papers to travel to the conference. To be eligible, an applicant must be in one of the following two categories:

  • Student members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society with accepted ICRA 2023 papers
  • Members of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society with accepted ICRA 2023 papers, from developing countries as determined by the Developing Country Listing

Important Dates

  • Opening Date: January 31, 2023
  • Application deadline: February 22, 2023 23:59 PT
  • Notification of award: March 22, 2023 23:59 PT

Application Process

Applications may be made from 31st January 2023 via the portal here: https://apply2.org/ieee/apps/icra_travelgrants/

To complete an application, an applicant is asked to provide:

  • Basic information about the applicant;
  • Information about his/her accepted ICRA 2023 papers;
  • A statement about how attendance at ICRA 2023 will impact the applicant; and
  • Resume/CV of the applicant

Estimated costs in the application process should be made in USD.

In addition, for a student applicant (category 1), the application requires the endorsement by the student’s faculty advisor. This endorsement is requested via email by the application system.

Applications are reviewed on a competitive basis. In order for an award recipient to claim the travel grant – typically in the range of US$500 to US$750 – he/she must provide proof of attendance (registration) and of travel (boarding passes and ticket receipt). Instructions regarding the reimbursement process will be provided at a later date.

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