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for participation of young Indian researchers and students in

PORSEC-2018, 4-7 November 2018, Jeju Island, the Republic of Korea

The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services announces 'ESSO-INCOIS-PORSEC Travel Grant' to support the participation of young researchers and students from India in PORSEC-2018.

The travel grant will cover

  • International travel support by economy fares at lowest rate available
  • Housing based on low cost accommodation e.g. student hostels, dormitories or similar
  • Conference Registration fees


  • The applicant should be an Indian research scholar/student/young researcher working in India.
  • The applicant should be of age less than 40 years as on 1 January, 2018.
  • The applicant should have submitted a research paper on any aspect of the ocean remote sensing technology and applications to PORSEC-2018.
  • The applicant should have the proof of the paper acceptance from the PORSEC-2018 organisers.

To support more number of participants, preference will be given to applicants who have secured partial funding from host institutions/organisers/other funding agencies in India or abroad.

Selection Procedure

A Selection Committee constituted by Director, INCOIS will scrutinize the applications received by the last date mentioned in the application.

Release of ESSO-INCOIS-PORSEC Travel Grant

The ESSO-INCOIS-PORSEC Travel Grant will be released to the applicants selected by the Selection Committee upon submission of the following:

  • A copy of the letter of acceptance of the paper for presentation in the PORSEC Conference.
  • A letter of support from the Head of the Institution, confirming the need for financial assistance, and the relevance of proposed activity to employment and career prospects.
  • A certificate from the Head of the Institution/department certifying that the institute/department will ensure that travel grand released by INCOIS in INR to buy the air tickets as per the estimate submitted by the candidate and the charges for accommodation in will be utilized for the said purposes and appropriate bills/receipts will be submitted to INCOIS within 7 working days on the return from the conference. In the absence of certification by Head of institution/Department, grants will be reimbursed on the production of receipts/bills and certificate of attendance in original".