IROS Student and Developing Countries Travel Award

We are pleased to announce the IROS Student and Developing Countries (IROS-SDC) Travel Award for the fifth year in IROS history.

The purpose of this IROS-SDC Travel Award is to assist student authors and authors from developing countries in defraying some of their travel costs to attend and present their papers at the IROS conference and to interact with conference attendees. This IROS-SDC Travel Award aims to promote the growth of IROS conferences by reaching out to graduate students and members from developing countries.

The award consists of partial travel support up to 80,000 JPY, or 80% of the applicant’s air travel, whichever is smaller.

More information is here.


Applicants must satisfy the following two eligibility requirements:

  1. Student authors (of accepted papers) or authors from developing countries (as defined by IEEE in IAWP Developing Country Listing).
  2. Student members or members of IEEE RAS/IES, RSJ, or SICE. (Note: Members of other IEEE Societies are not eligible.)


For applying, please fill out this Online Application form.

For those who cannot use Google Form, please download this excel form, fill it out, and send your application to Write on the subject of the email: YOUR FULL NAME + “application for SDC travel award”.

For questions regarding SDC Travel support, please contact