Article Index

Conference Support Fund

The aim of the Conference Support Fund is to help students pay the fees for publishing papers and attending conferences, either locally or abroad. With this support, it is hoped that students will be able to effectively enhance their communication skills. It is also hoped that by continuously publishing papers in indexed and high quality conferences, the postgraduate students in UiTM can excel.

Terms of Application
1. Active students who are still within their period of study.
2. Students pursuing a full-time Master’s or Doctoral degree by Coursework, Mixed Mode or Research.
3. Students who are not in receipt of any other financial assistance, except MyMaster and MyPhD (subject to the MyPhD being with no subsistence allowance).
4. Students who are in receipt of financial assistance in the form of educational loans (for example: PTPTN, MARA loans, etc.).
5. Public and private sector employees who are on full pay study leave are not eligible.
6. The support fund is only for presentation of full papers and NOT for poster or virtual presentations.
7. The support fund is also only for presentation of full papers at indexed conferences (SCOPUS/WOS/ ERA).
8. The support fund is ONLY for postgraduate students who apply. Students are strictly prohibited from sending a substitute to the conference to present the paper on their behalf.
9. The application for this support fund is also subject to the following terms:
i. The allocation for Master's students is for one (1) paper presentation only while attending conferences either locally or abroad.
ii. The allocation for Doctoral students is for a maximum of two (2) conferences in the following combinations:
a. One (1) local and one (1) overseas paper presentation; or
b. Two (2) local paper presentations.

How to Apply
Students are advised to submit application to IPSis one (1) month before the conference date to give ample time processing the application. The application form can be downloaded from IPSis website. This application form should be supported by documents as the following:

Conference brochure
Acceptance letter from the conference organiser
Paper to be presented
Proof of indexing

Funding

The Conference Support Fund provides support for registration fee only with the maximum of RM1000 for local conferences and RM1500 for international conferences. The fund is granted on a reimbursement basis upon receipt of the documents specified below:
i. Original copy of relevant receipts
ii. A copy of Approval Letter from IPSis
iii.A copy of Attendance Certificate 

Expectations
Students are expected to report their participation by submitting the certificate of attendance to IPSis and a copy of their powerpoint slides (using powerpoint template (see below)), 2 weeks after the conference.