[DL] ISWC 2009 student fellowships
jsachs at csee.umbc.edu
Thu Jul 2 12:09:20 CEST 2009
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Although nothing is yet official, I want prospective applicants to be
aware that both the US National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Semantic
Web Science Association (SWSA) plan to contribute funds to support
participation by full-time students in ISWC 2009. SWSA and NSF anticipate
providing 10,000 Euro and $20,000 respectively, with NSF funds being
earmarked to support students enrolled at U.S. Universities. We
anticipate that the SWSA funds will support 15 awards of 600-800 Euro, and
that the NSF funds will support 13 awards of approximately $1500.
Confirmation of the funding, as well as details on how to apply will be
Last year's student fellows made significant contributions to the
conference, and we look forward to this year's fellows being similarly
engaged. In selecting applications for travel support, preference will be
given to students selected to participate in the doctoral consortium,
followed by students who are first author on a paper accepted at the
conference, followed by students who have other authorship on a conference
or workshop paper.
Applications are due August 21, with notification of success by Sept. 7.
Questions should be directed to iswc09_fellowships at cs.umbc.edu .
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