PhD Student Sponsorship Initiative: We are pleased to announce a new PhD student sponsorship initiative established and sponsored by the MTT-S Administrative Committee.

This initiative, established and sponsored by the IEEE MTT-S Administrative Committee, is available for all 1st/2nd year PhD students and Masters Students on PhD track worldwide. The initiative provides sponsorship to attend IMS2013 in Seattle, WA, USA.

The Sponsorship includes:

5 nights accommodation (Check in 02 June 2013, Check out 07 June 2013)
Complimentary IMS2013 Registration
Meals over the conference dates (breakfast and lunch)

To qualify for an award: 

  • All applicants must be IEEE MTT-S Student Members.
  • All applicants must submit a personal statement.
  • Supervisors are expected to pay for transportation to/from Seattle, WA, USA.
    • Successful applicants are expected to volunteer (1day) helping IMS2013 team.
    • Successful applicants are expected to be present at the IMS2013 from Monday until the Closing Ceremony on Thursday afternoon 
    • Successful applicants must complete one of the following assignments:
  1. Three reports assignment: work in a team of 3 to present evaluation of one presented paper, one poster paper and a short report about one product from the exhibition.
  2. Participate in the Student Challenge.
  • Applications may only be submitted through supervisors.
  • Each research group may submit up to 4 applications.
  • Past PhD students awardees are not eligible.
  • This sponsorship is aimed at students who have not attended the IMS before.
    • All MTT-S Fellowship/Scholarship recipients cannot apply to this initiative. 

Important Dates:

24 Feb 2013                  Deadline for applications submissions

17 March 2013              Announcements

Additional Notes:

  • The IEEE MTT-S reserves the rights to check the details in this application against IEEE records and other resources if necessary
  • Students are responsible for their own travel insurance.

Contact Information:

For questions about the PhD Student Sponsorship Initiative please contact Alaa Abunjaileh (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Submit your application through the on-line IMS-PHD-SSI form.  

Once you submit the form, your supervisor will receive an email to provide a recommendation letter. The Recomenndation Letter must be received by 24 Feb 2013.