[DL] ISWC 2018 - Student Travel Grants

Maribel Acosta iswc2018 at gmail.com
Mon May 7 10:01:34 CEST 2018

*17th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2018)Monterey, California
(USA), October 8-12, 2018==== ISWC 2018 STUDENT TRAVEL GRANTS
<http://iswc2018.semanticweb.org/student-travel-grants/>If you are a
student interested in attending ISWC 2018, you may be eligible to apply for
travel grants to support the costs of travel and lodging. This year, travel
grants are funded by the Semantic Web Science Association (SWSA) and the US
deadline for applying for an ISWC 2018 travel award is August 27th, 2018.
Please make sure that you have submitted your application and that your
supervisor has sent us a confirmation email by this date.To apply for a
grant please follow these steps:Make sure that you are eligible to apply
for an ISWC 2018 travel award: You must currently be a student at a higher
education institution; and have an ISWC 2018 submission that has been
accepted to either the main conference, the doctoral consortium, an ISWC
2018 workshop, the poster/demo session, or the Semantic Web challenge (you
may have submissions to more than one of these categories). If there are
additional funds available, we will also consider supporting students who
do not have papers at the conference.Fill out and submit the ISWC 2018
Student Travel Award Application Form.Ask your supervisor to email
iswc.travel.awards at gmail.com <iswc.travel.awards at gmail.com>, confirming
that you are a current student under their supervision and that you will be
attending ISWC 2018. The subject of the email should be “ISWC 2018 Student
Travel Award Application Verification for {YOUR NAME}”. The text should
read “I confirm that {YOUR NAME} is a student that is currently under my
supervision at {INSTITUTION NAME} and that they will be attending ISWC 2018
to present work that they completed under my supervision. {SUPERVISOR
NAME}”Register for ISWC 2018.You will receive a notification by September
10th, 2018 and be allowed to register at an early registration rate.AWARD
DETAILSThe exact amount awarded to each student will depend on the needs
stated in the application and the kind of submission that they have in ISWC
2018. Preference will be given to students that are first authors on papers
accepted to the main conference or the doctoral consortium, followed by
those who are first authors on papers accepted to ISWC workshops and the
Poster & Demo session. If there are additional funds available, we will
also consider supporting students who do not have papers at the
conference.Please note that students attending higher education
institutions in the U.S. will be eligible for funding provided by the NSF.
If your application is approved, to ensure reimbursement per NSF
guidelines, you are required to travel with US-flag carriers or on flights
ticketed through an US-carrier.This year, we will consider supporting
travel companions for attendees with special needs and aim to support a
diverse group of students (e.g., gender, nationality, ethnicity, type of
institution, geographic location). If you have any questions or would like
to discuss your specific requirements please do not hesitate to contact
iswc.travel.awards at gmail.com <iswc.travel.awards at gmail.com>.STUDENT TRAVEL
AWARD SPONSORSNational Science Foundation (NSF)Semantic Web Science
Association (SWSA)*
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