To promote young scientists, such as undergraduate and graduate students, the organizing committee plans to recognize five outstanding papers/abstracts and provide travel funds.
 Students who are involved in the research work related to the social, economic, and technological development of Nepal could apply the travel fund to present in the conference. Applicants must send the application by email to the abstract review and white paper preparation committee along with one recommendation letter from research advisor before June 11, 2018. The maximum award will be $500 for each up to five selected candidates.