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.