IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
27–31 May 2024 // Dublin, Ireland



A limited number of Student Travel Grants (STG) will be offered by IEEE ComSoc and the ICBC 2024 conference.

 *** Application deadline: 22 March 2024 ***


The applicant must be a student registered toward a Bachelor, Master, or Ph.D. degree in computer science, engineering or related field in a college or university when submitting his/her application.

  • The applicant may not receive more than one STG in any 12-month period.
  • The applicant will attend the conference and its closing ceremony.
  • The applicant is at least 18 years old.
  • ComSoc STGs are available to IEEE ComSoc Students only.


The applicant should submit their application using EDAS via the following link at

containing A single PDF file with the following information:

  • Full name, contact information, country, and citizenship of the applicant.
  •  Ethnicity and gender (optional, used to broaden the participation of under-represented students).
  •  Institution, academic program (BSc., MSc. or PhD.) he/she is currently attending, full-time or part-time student and interest of research fields/topics.
  •  Information on whether or not a paper has been accepted by the conference.
  •  Paper ID, title, and type (paper/poster/application) if the applicant is an author of an accepted paper.
  •  Whether or not the applicant is an IEEE ComSoc student member. If yes, then provide the IEEE ComSoc number.
  •  Whether or not the applicant already has all legal documents to travel to Ireland.
  • A personal statement describing your research interests and how you wish to benefit from attending ICBC’24. (max half pages)
  • A CV of yourself (max 2 pages).

During the submission process, you will be required to provide the email address of your advisor or academic sponsor. Subsequently, EDAS will send an email to your advisor or academic sponsor with instructions for them to submit a supporting letter in PDF format, which should include the following information:

  • A supporting letter from the applicant’s advisor or academic sponsor including his/her contact information, providing written statements regarding the relationship with the applicant (for example, advisor or course instructor of the applicant) and availability (or lack thereof) of travel funds for the student, and stating whether he/she or the school is willing to commit to cover the cost of travel in excess of the travel grant.

Applications should be submitted by 22 March 2024, using EDAS. The Advisor / Academic Sponsor Supporting Letter should be submitted by 29 March 2024 via EDAS. The Student Travel Grant Committee will notify applicants of grant decisions by 5 April 2024. If you have questions regarding application submission, please contact the student travel grant co-chairs Madhusanka Liyanage <> and Alan McGibney <>.


  • Application Deadline: 22 March 2024
  • Advisor / Academic Sponsor Supporting Letter Deadline: 29 March 2024
  • Acceptance Notification: 5 April 2024



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