CASS offers ten pre-doctoral grants to recognize young members enrolled in a Ph.D. program in a field related to the Circuits and Systems Society Field of Interest to facilitate mobility to conduct interdisciplinary research at another research department.

Important Dates:
Submission deadline: 15 July 2021

Award Amount: 
Each recipient receives a full grant amount of $2500 USD and a certificate. The recipient will receive compensation of up to USD $1000 USD for travel to a CASS flagship conference to receive the award.


  • A CAS Society Member for at least two years and is enrolled in a Ph.D. program related to the field of interest of CAS.
  • Nominees must provide an endorsement of a university/college faculty member who is a member of IEEE CASS.
  • Nominees must provide an endorsement from a CASS member host.
  • Nominees who expect to graduate less than one year after the application deadline are not eligible.
  • The grant is to be used for research purposes only.

Basis for Judging:

  • Past performance
  • The expected outcome of the research program and how it advances the state-of-the-art
  • Significance of research
  • Involvement in the CAS Society research topic, past publications, volunteer experience, etc.

Nomination Form