ICT Conference Scholarships

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ICT Conference Scholarships:

International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), hosted at the Georgia Institute of Technology, March 12-15 Atlanta, Georgia USA.

ICTD is the world's premier conference examining the role of computers and communications in social, economic and political development.

The conference will attract over 500 leading scholars and practitioners working at the intersections of information technologies and global development.

ICTD will consist of:

  • Two days of single-track peer-reviewed papers
  • Two days of open sessions (interactive workshops, panels, and more), and
  • A series of keynote speakers, demonstrations, and beyond.

    ICTD will provide an international forum for scholarly researchers exploring the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in social, political, and economic development.

    The conference program and accepted papers will reflect and deepen the multidisciplinary nature of ICTD research, with anticipated representation from anthropology, computer science, communication, design, economics, electrical engineering, geography, information science, political science, public health, sociology, and so on.

    Submitted papers are subject to a rigorous and selective double-blind peer review; accepted papers will appear in electronic conference proceedings and will be archived in the ACM digital library.

    A subset of the papers will also appear in a special issue of Information Technologies & International Development.

    ICTD is the fifth of an ongoing series of conferences occurring every one-and-a-half years.

    ICT Conference Scholarships

    ICTD will provide a limited number of scholarships to enable people to participate in the conference who might not otherwise be able to do so.

    The level of support will depend on the amount of sponsorship money available.

    Scholarships will be of three kinds:

  • Contribution to flights, registration fee, and accommodation
  • Contribution to registration fee and accommodation
  • Free registration Eligible candidates must fulfil at least one of the following criteria:
  • Have a paper, workshop/panel proposal or poster/demo accepted for the conference.
  • Be from a country ranked below 100th on the latest Human Development Index.
  • Be studying for a graduate degree.
  • Be on a low income (if applying on these grounds, the most recent payslip must be attached as proof of income).

    All applications for scholarships will be treated in strict confidence. People wishing to apply for scholarships must complete an application in order to be considered.

    If you wish to apply for a scholarship, please see the links below.

    All applications must be received by September 30.

    Questions can be sent to the ICTD Scholarship Committee: scholarships@ictd2012.org.

    For more scholarships, see: ICT Conference Scholarships

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