The 41st IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN), November 7-10, 2016, Dubai, UAE

Student Participation Grants

A limited number of participation grants are available for student authors attending the LCN 2016 conference. See instructions below for details on grant eligibility and the application process.

The grants are sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Computer Communications (TCCC). Each grant will cover one free author registration to the LCN 2016 conference (for one paper).

For questions on LCN 2016 student grants, please e-mail to Fadi Al-Turjman, the LCN 2016 Student Grants Chair.

Eligibility for Application

All of the following requirements need to be met by applicants to be considered for a grant:

  • being an author of at least one accepted paper or poster at the LCN 2016 main conference or one of the LCN workshops,
  • being a full-time student, working towards a Bachelor, Master, or Ph.D. degree, and
  • attending LCN 2016 in Dubai to present the work.

Application Process

A complete application package for a student participation grant consists of:

  1. The student's CV,
  2. A letter from the student (see details below), and
  3. A recommendation letter from the student's advisor.

The letter from the student should include:

  • a brief summary of research interests and accomplishments to date;
  • a statement why the conference attendance is important to the student;
  • a description of key areas covered at the main conference and/or workshops that would positively impact the student's research;
  • evidence of the applicant's current academic status;
  • title(s) of the accepted paper(s)/poster(s);
  • a confirmation that the student will present his/her work at LCN 2016; and
  • an indication of which of the co-author(s)/supervisor(s) also plan to attend LCN 2016.

The student's CV and letter need to be submitted in a single PDF document via EDAS.


  • Application submission deadline, via EDAS: August 5, 2016
  • Acceptance notification: August 12, 2016