This is a free workshop. You do not need to be IEEE or SPS member in order to apply. Also, you do not need to have decided that you want to pursue academia.
A nomination will include the following materials:
Although priority will be given to candidates who attend ICASSP/ICIP, others will also be able to attend, as long as their research is in signal processing. Student participants will be asked to consent in participating in follow up surveys, and in providing information on their career path. This information will be analyzed by SPS to assess the effectiveness of the project.