Doctoral Student Travel Stipend

  • Michael E. Watts Memorial Engineering Fellowship for

    Doctoral Student Conference Travel

    The Michael E. Watts Memorial Engineering Fellowship provides travel support, in the amount of $500, for presentation of doctoral student research at professional conferences. Awards will be made once per semester: for applications received before October 15, we expect to notify applicants of a decision on October 31; for applications received before February 15, we expect to notify applicants no later than March 1. Award eligibility:

    1. Applicant must be a PhD student currently enrolled in the College of Engineering and must not have graduated before the conference presentation.
    2. Applicant must be presenting a paper or poster related to their doctoral research at an academic- or industry-related conference. The research should appear as a paper or abstract appearing in the conference proceedings and the applicant should be listed as the first author.

    Graduate students are eligible to receive only one award during their doctoral studies at New Mexico State University. Awards will be based on applicant’s progress toward the PhD and academic and professional merit.

  • To obtain the h5-index of your conference, Google with the following string: "google scholar metrics h5 index CONFERENCE" where CONFERENCE is the name of your conference, e.g. "google scholar metrics h5 index ICASSP"
  • Example: J. Doe and J. Smith, "Paper Title," to appear in Proc. Int. Conf. on Something. (ICS), 2017.
  • Please attach a copy of the publication and a copy of the peer review (if available) as a single PDF file.
    Accepted file types: pdf.