The ECIR 2016 grant program provides up to 500 euros to cover travel, accommodation, and subsistence expenses for full-time students who wish to attend ECIR 2016 in Padua. Due to administrative reasons the grant cannot be used to refund registration fees, which has to be paid separately.
Grant applications should be submitted to:
by selecting the track Student Grant Applications (SGA) by 19 February 2016.
Results will be given to applicants on 29 February 2016.
Only complete applications of students will be considered. Late applications will not be considered.
The required documents have to be submitted in a zip file containing:
The grant application 1 to 3 pages (pdf file) should contain the following elements:
Criteria for selection are: relevance of the research topic to ECIR; PhD year and track record (Preference will be given to students at an earlier stage of their career and with evidence of an exceptionally strong track record); presentation of a full/short/demo paper; strong letter of support. Preference will be given to full-time students studying/working in developing countries and presenting their work (nevertheless, those not presenting at the conference are eligible to apply). Preference will also be given to those who have no alternative travel support. All applicants must be full-time students at the time of the conference.
Reimbursement will be made after the end of the conference upon presentation of the original supporting documents of expenses incurred during the event, in accordance with the spending limits specified in the guidelines available at:http://ecir2016.dei.unipd.it/media/ECIR2016-Student-Travel-Grants-Reimbusement-Guidelines.pdf