Bursary Awards

Deadline for application: 30 April 2016

The World Conference for Transport Research Society is proud to announce, bursary awards to encourage researchers from developing countries and areas, and those conducting research into the alleviation of emergencies in such countries and areas.

There will be two categories of bursaries.

For category one, a maximum of seven bursaries will be awarded to researchers who are citizens of low income countries and whose paper is graded A or B, to enable them to present their paper in an oral or poster session.

For category two a maximum of three bursaries will be awarded to researchers from any country whose paper focuses on the alleviation of critical and emergency issues(such as earthquakes and floods) in less developed countries, and whose paper is graded A or B, to enable them to present their paper in an oral or poster session.

Papers and applications will be judged by a bursary selection committee, and the decision of the committee will be submitted for approval to the Steering Committee of WCTR.

The recipient of each bursary must attend in person to present their paper at the 14th WCTR to be held on the main campus of Tongji University, Shanghai, in July 10–15, 2016. Each recipient will receive $1,000 to help defray the costs of attending the conference. All papers for which bursaries are awarded will be published in prestigious international journals or in Procedia (published by Elsevier) following standard review/revision procedures. Recipients will receive the bursary certification at the closing ceremony.

All applicants should submit the following documents to wctr2016@tongji.edu.cn (Please do not email credit card information under any circumstances) before 30 April 2016:

  1. Photocopy of passport
  2. Certification of employment or student certification
  3. A statement in no more than 500 words identifying the paper associated with the bursary application, indicating why the paper is worthy of the award of a bursary, and confirming adherence to the terms of the award of bursaries as set out above.

For any questions please do not hesitate to contact:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Keping Li, Local Program Chair
wctr2016@tongji.edu.cn (Please do not email credit card information under any circumstances).

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