International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2015)

August 10 - 14, 2015
Beijing, China


ICIAM 2015 is not a SIAM conference; it is a conference of the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, of which SIAM is a member. While SIAM is happy to support ICIAM 2015, SIAM has no authority over any aspects of the Congress. Go to for information about the conference including submissions, registration, and accommodations.

However, SIAM is offering approximately 100 travel grants, funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, for individuals traveling from U.S. institutions to ICIAM 2015.


Travel Support for ICIAM 15

Attendees based at US Institutions may apply for travel grants to ICIAM15.



Funding for this travel award is made possible by a grant to SIAM from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).


Deadline for Applications

The review of applications will begin on January 12. However, SIAM will continue to accept applications until January 30, 2015. Apply now!

If you have submitted an abstract for a contributed presentation or poster, you are encouraged to apply even though you may not have received a notification of acceptance.


Announcement of Awards

Week of March 2, 2015


Amount and Terms of Support

The nominal limit of the travel support is in the amount US $2000. However, unlike other travel support for conferences run by SIAM, a free registration is not included. You must register for ICIAM15.

Travel support is reimbursable on filing of an expense report after the conference.
For awards funded by this grant from the NSF, applicants must be affiliated with a U.S. institution at the beginning of ICIAM (August 10, 2015).

Travel outside of the U.S. under this program must comply with the Fly America Act. See for example,

Preference will be given to graduate students, postdocs and early career faculty (within 6 years of PhD) who are presenting their work at the conference.

Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.


To Apply for Support

Submit a statement from the applicant requesting support and providing the rationale for the request and explaining his/her interests in ICIAM 2015. If applicable, the statement should contain the title of the work to be presented at ICIAM and a list of co-authors along with their affiliations. It should also contain a travel budget including expected expenses and the amount and sources of travel support other than that expected from this award.

Submit a CV of no more than two pages that includes an e-mail address and other contact information, the date (or expected date) of the award of PhD, the institution awarding the degree, and advisor's name. It should also include research interests, and publications. If available, a URL for a working homepage should be included with the contact information.

Ask a senior colleague or your graduate advisor to submit a letter of recommendation indicating why you are deserving of receiving travel support and any special circumstances. This letter is required for a graduate student and it must be submitted by the student's graduate advisor. For an early career or more senior applicant, the letter is recommended but not required.

All documents must be in pdf format.

To submit an application, please use the SIAM Travel Awards System. To submit an application, click here.

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