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Application for ComSoc Child Care Grant

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The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) is offering child care reimbursement of up to $300 per family as a Pilot Program to assist conference attendees who are IEEE ComSoc members and who will incur additional child care expenses by attending GLOBECOM.   Expenses must be documented by receipts.  Limited funds are available and preference will be given to applicants who are students, recent graduates, or new entrants to the communications field who are presenting at the conference. Up to ten recipients will be selected and need to fall into one of these categories:


Families where both parents are registered attendees at the conference


Parent (registered attendee) who brings child(ren) to the conference


Parent (registered attendee) who incurs additional expenses at home (above their normal child-care expenses) while attending the conference


Applications must be received no later than November 23rd, 2016 to be considered by the committee.  Applicants will be notified by no later than November 28th.


To receive reimbursement for child care expenses documented by receipts, the Conference Treasurer must receive the completed IEEE Expense Report form within two weeks of the completion of the conference. You can pick up the IEEE Expense Report form at the IEEE ComSoc booth.


On the IEEE Expense Report form, please fill in:
               For Period Ending
               IEEE Member number (if applicable)
               Your child care expenses


Please include receipts and/or other documentation detailing your child care expenses (providers must include his/her tax id number or Social Security number).


Return completed form no later than December 22, 2016 by email to:
Bruce Worthman