The International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence [IJCAI] Organization, in collaboration with its AI Journal, is pleased to announce the continuation of its Grant Program for students, junior scientists and scientists attending IJCAI-19 to be held in Macao, China, during August 10-16, 2019. The IJCAI-19 Travel Grants Program is sponsored in full by the IJCAI Organization and its Artificial Intelligence Journal (AIJ) Division.

Application Procedure

Due to limited availability of funds for the IJCAI Travel and Accessibility Grant Program, applicants should first approach their department and/or local AI society for support before applying to IJCAI.

Applicants must submit the IJCAI-19 Travel Grant Application Form and accompanying documents via email to ijcai-19-grants@ijcai.org, no later than May 31, 2019 noon, CEST.

A decision will be sent by June 10, 2019 (10 days before early registration deadline).

The documents to be sent per email must include:

A post-conference report and receipts totalling the grant amount will be required after the conference in order to receive the grant. In the event that travel grant applications exceed available funds, preference will be given to students and other applicants who have an accepted technical paper, and then to students and other applicants who are actively participating in the conference in some way.


If you are awarded a grant, you will be required to confirm the acceptance. Failure to do so shall result in a loss of the grant


To qualify for reimbursement, you will need to provide a travel expense report that itemizes costs, provide relevant supporting documentation, and indicate other support that you have received. You must include scans of all receipts you are claiming the funds for including boarding passes! It will also be necessary to submit a brief report indicating the value you derived from participating in the conference. Following bank details are required for the bank transfer (IMPORTANT NOTE: IJCAI does not issue checks and wires money directly into recipient’s bank account):

Reimbursement requests will be accepted via e-mail (ijcai-19-grants@ijcai.org) from September 1-16, 2019. Payments will be made starting from September 18, 2019. Note that international wire transfers take a minimum of 48 hours and may take up to 2 weeks! If you do not receive any funds from IJCAI Organization by October 30, please inform us.