Student Participants – Information You Should Know About the
Congratulations on being invited to an ACM Student Research Competition.
Here is some important information
SRC Travel Award
ACM’s SRC program covers expenses up to $500 for all students
invited to an SRC. The kinds of conference expenses that are acceptable
(air, rail, bus, taxi, car service, car rental, parking);
If you’re driving your own car, you can expense 55.5
cents per mile as of July 1, 2011. Please note this rate generally changes annually.
||Meals, hotel, tips
||Supplies for poster development, poster
You will be reimbursed once we receive your SRC Travel Expense report
form along with receipts for all expenses above $25.
this article for guidance on posters. Remember that each conference
may have additional specifications for posters. Sometimes you can
elect to have your submission sent to the chair of a separate student
contest that takes place at the same conference.
Abstracts are judged on the motivation of the research; background
work; approach; and results and contribution. The first and second
rounds of the SRC are evaluated based on quality of oral and visual
presentation; research methods; and significance of contribution.
here for additional information.
The first place undergraduate and graduate winners from all SRCs for
the program year compete in the Grand Finals. Students must
submit to ACM headquarters an overview of their research that
adheres to the format of problem & motivation, background
& related work, uniqueness of the approach, and their
results & contributions. This submission must be in PDF
format with no external links or external style sheets and
should not exceed 4,000 words and 5 printed pages.
Evaluations are conducted online by faculty and/or industry
professionals associated with the ACM SRC Committee. Winners
are announced in time for ACM’s Awards Banquet, usually
held in June. ACM will pay the expenses for award winners
and their faculty advisors.
View papers from the current Grand Finals candidates.
To see names and submissions of SRC winners, please