Master Class & Student Information

Master Class

A Master Class will take place in St. Petersburg, in conjunction with ISG2018.  Dates are May 10-11. Location: Hilton Bayfront Hotel. Click here for program and an application.   Deadline for submission of an application is March 31, 2018.   

Travel Funding for ISG2018

While no travel funding is available from the Conference Organizing Committee, the following are funding sources that students  should explore: 

All countries

Google -  

Developing nations travel grants

African nations -


Herman Bouma Foundation Fund for Gerontechnology - this fund, established in honor of ISG Grandmaster Herman Bouma, explictely funds conference travel by students and junior faculty.  Visit the website for details on eligibility and the application process.

United Kingdom

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

The Royal Academy of Engineering  see Schemes for Students

Wellcome Trust  see Scheme Finder - while travel to conferences and workshops is not a stand-alone category there may be opportunities within other categories to attend ISG2018.

British Academy - same as above  - no targeted fund for conference travel but there may be opportunities in other categories


Funding Opportunities USA

IEEE offers a number of student travel grants to assist student members to attend conferences and present papers/

Association for Women in Mathematics - Travel Grants (for women only)

Matador Network31 travel scholarships, fellowships and grants to fund travel –

Non-NIH – 16 Funding Opportunities for Travel Support -


Many universities offer conference travel grants to graduate students who are presenting at international conferences. Check with your department and the Faculty of Graduate Studies at your university.