To encourage students to participate in the SIGGRAPH conference, SIGGRAPH 2012 offers travel assistance for elite SIGGRAPH 2012 Student Volunteers. All awards will be presented during SIGGRAPH 2012 and will be paid in United States dollars. All decisions of the selection committee are final.
Travel Assistance Awards are ONLY available for 30-hour volunteers. Applicants must first complete the standard Student Volunteer application. Before submitting the application, applicants must answer several additional questions regarding travel costs and personal financial need, and they must submit one additional personal statement of no more than 250 words, as described in the application.
SIGGRAPH 2012 Travel Assistance Awards will grant a maximum amount per person. Student Volunteers who are awarded Travel Assistance Awards MUST present proof of travel expenses (valid receipts, including boarding passes and/or gasoline receipts. Student Volunteers will be awarded the lesser amount of either their maximum stated award or the amount of their receipts.
Travel Assistance Awards will be handed out AFTER the recipients arrive in Los Angeles. Student Volunteers must meet their commitment to the program (30 hours) in order to receive their Travel Assistance Awards.