Effective 16 November 2015

Regional Director Grants

Regional Director Russia and Caspian established two grant programs to support student activity within the region: Student Travel Grant and Student Event Grant.

Your section may apply for Student Travel Grant if:

  • University refused sponsorship
  • Student chapter and professional section refused sponsorship

Your section may apply for Student Event Grant if:

  • Student chapter does not have enough funds
  • Professional section refused sponsorship
  • No sponsorship from Companies

To apply please read carefully the information below and fill app the application forms.

Students Travel Grant

*Grant covers travel expenses only – plane or intercity train tickets. (no buses, no taxi)

**Registration fee for SPE professional conferences (like ATCE, Russian conference and exhibition) are considered on individual basis

To submit your request for Regional director grant you should:

  • Be SPE member
  • Submit the application form – 40 days before the event minimum
  • BSc, MSc, PhD (not last year of study) are considered
  • For international events – proved English level, intermediate or higher
  • After your trip present the results to the local section meeting and send short article with photo to SPE Regional office at spemos@spe.org
  • Application form should be filled in English only

Please note

  • No more than 1 travel grant request from a student within a year may be submitted
  • Max 2(3) requests from one chapter per year may be submitted
  • Last minute cancellation/ no show result in chapter ban for the travel grant for a year (no one from the chapter will be considered for grant for a year), the student ban for this programme ever (the student won’t be considered for the grant at all).

Extra requirements for Conference delegates:

  • GPA not lower than 4,0
  • *SPE student chapter representative – if there is any student chapter officers event or a presentation about chapter activity needed, person should be able to do this and participation in chapter officers event is obligatory

Extra requirements for Conference speakers:

  • Technical abstract was selected for presentation at SPE conference (including student conferences)
  • *email from conference organizers about paper acceptance will work.

We recommend you to liaise within a chapter your candidate, select the best and submit one candidate from a chapter, this will improve your chances to get the grant.

Students Event Grant

*Grant covers event expenses – catering, stationery, etc.

To submit your chapter request for Regional director event grant you should:

  • Be SPE chapter officer
  • Attach completed event form 
  • Submit the application form – 30 days before the event minimum

Please note

  • Your chapter should have more than 80% paid members
  • Your chapter should have been in good standing for the past two years
  • Max 1 requests from one chapter per year may be submitted

Selection is made by Regional Director based on your application. Please note, there are 33 student chapters in the region. 

Please complete the below forms to apply for:
Regional Director Student Travel Grant:

Regional Director Student Event Grant: