ACM ICN 2022, Osaka, Japan

9th ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking (ICN 2022), Sept. 19–21, 2022

Student Conference Grants

The ACM ICN 2022, to be held on 19-21 Sept., 2022 is pleased to announce Student Conference Grant to support on-site participation at the conference. This student conference grant is sponsored by NICT, KDDI Research and Osaka University, and covers a student registration fee, includes main conference, tutorials, lunch and coffee.

NOTE: This grant does NOT cover travel expenses. And if you are not a Japanese resident, you must also state your visa status according to the visa information page.

Eligibility Criteria

Applications are invited from qualified any full-time students registered toward a Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. degree in a college or university when submitting the application.

Selection Criteria

The following criteria will be used in the selection process:

  • Preference will be given to applicants that do not present a paper in the conference. The rationale for this criterion is that the participation costs for a presenting author should be covered by their home institution.
  • Evidence of a serious interest in networking, as demonstrated by coursework and/or project experience, will be required. Advanced students close to graduation or in the job market will also be given priority, when possible.
  • We also encourage participation of women and under-represented minorities. Special attention will be given to applicants from minority-serving institutions.
  • After giving priority to the above criteria, (co-)authors of papers may be considered but will be given lower priority.

Application Procedure

An application for a student conference grant will consist of the following documents, and incomplete applications will not be considered.

  1. A request letter from the student (see below).
  2. The student’s resume.
  3. A recommendation letter from the student’s advisor.

The letter from the student should be at most one page, and include the following information:

  • Evidence that the applicant meets the eligibility criteria above.
  • The brief summary of research interests and accomplishments to date, and plans for future research.

The advisor’s recommendation letter for the student should include:

  • Confirmation that student is a full-time graduate or under graduate student in good academic standing at the given institution.
  • The suitability of the ACM ICN 2022 program material to the student’s research area


Send application and recommendation letters by e-mail to the Registration Chair ( in English only, formatted as follows:

  • ASCII (preferable): 60 lines/page, 80 characters/line limit
  • PDF: US letter or A4 pagesize 12 point, single-spaced, 1″ margin

Important Dates

  • September 9, 2022

    Submission Deadline

  • September 12, 2022

    Notification of Awards

  • September 16, 2022

    Accept/Decline the Award