There are many opportunities for students to get involved with the conference.
Students needing financial support to attend the conference can follow the instruction of the following link: SIGPLAN Student Travel Support.
There is a Student Volunteer Program for more information on the Student Volunteer program, please see this link for more details.
PLDI has a Student Research Competition for PhD students, please see this link for more details. The competition is open to LCTES attendees.
The ACM SIGPLAN PAC Funds support travel, accommodation and registration for Students who have a paper at the conference or associated workshops, see http://www.sigplan.org/PAC/. Apply here by May 1st, 2016.