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Student travel scholarships are available for the for DSI MiniConference on Service Science; Deadline 15 Mar 2007

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Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 13:44:21 -0500

Student Travel Scholarships for DSI MiniConference on Service Science

In an effort to continue to develop Service Science as a new academic discipline, IBM and Bentley College are sponsoring a total of eight (8) student travel scholarships of US$500.00 each to attend the DSI MiniConference on Service Science which will be held at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA on May 25 and 26. In addition to the scholarships, students will be charged a reduced registration fee to attend the conference.

In order to be eligible for this scholarship the following conditions must be met:

  • The student must currently be full working towards either a master’s degree or doctorate.
  • The extended abstract that is submitted must be written by the student requesting the scholarship. If there is more than one author, then the student must be the primary author indicating that he/she is responsible for the majority of the submission.
  • The topic of the paper must have a service science orientation. That is, it must be focused on some aspect of service management and reflect a transdisciplinary perspective.
  • The student must present the paper/abstract at the DSI MiniConference.

The extended abstract must be submitted through the regular submission process which is accessed through the conference website at 

The deadline for all abstracts, including those being submitted for a scholarship is March 15.
In addition to the submitting the extended abstract through the conference website, each student must submit the following to Dr. Rohit Verma at the address below: (a) a letter from his/her faculty advisor that states that the author is a full time student, and that the above eligibility requirements have been met (the faculty letter should also include the title of the paper, the institution where the student is studying, and the student’s expected graduation date, (b), the student’s current CV, and (c) a copy of the extended abstract.

These should be sent to:

Dr,. Rohit Verma
DSI MiniConference
Cornell University – School of Hotel Administration
338 Statler Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-6902

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