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LINGUIST List 25.3197

Tue Aug 05 2014

Calls: Computational Linguistics/Qatar

Editor for this issue: Anna White <awhitelinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Aug-2014
From: Irina Matveeva <irina.matveevagmail.com>
Subject: Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
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Full Title: Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
Short Title: EMNLP

Date: 26-Oct-2014 - 28-Oct-2014
Location: http://emnlp2014.org/, Qatar
Contact Person: Alessandro Moschitti
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics

Call Deadline: 20-Aug-2014

Meeting Description:

SIGDAT, the Association for Computational Linguistics special interest group on linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to NLP, invites to EMNLP 2014.

The Organizing Committee of EMNLP 2014 announces the availability of scholarships for students participating in the EMNLP 2014 conference in Doha, Qatar, October 26-28, 2014.

Call for Student Scholarship Applications:

The Organizing Committee of EMNLP 2014 announces the availability of scholarships for students participating in the EMNLP 2014 conference in Doha, Qatar, October 26-28, 2014.

Scholarship Types:

There are two types of students scholarships:

Attendance grants and full travel grants. Attendance grants cover the registration fees (conference + optionally workshops). Full travel grants also cover a fixed per diem for hotel cost (for up to four
nights) and travel cost. Travel cost will be awarded on the basis of actual flight cost estimates drawn from reputable travel websites, plus a small margin for price changes. Note that EMNLP registration
includes lunch on conference days.

Application:

Applications must be full-time students. Application materials include:

- Short CV and motivation letter (not longer than one page each), including a description of the availability (or not) of alternative funding sources
- EMNLP main session or workshop paper acceptance notification (if applicable and available by submission deadline; please clearly indicate EMNLP workshop papers under review in the motivation letter)
- Proof of student status
- Signed statement of a faculty supervisor certifying that the applicant is their student and endorsing the student for the scholarship
- If applying for full travel grant, a screenshot from a travel website (travelocity.com, kayak.com, expedia.com)

Applications have to be submitted through the website at https://www.softconf.com/emnlp2014/scholarships/

Preference will be given to students presenting an own paper and with no alternative funding sources.

Timeline:

The application website is active as of now.

Application deadline is August 20, 2014.
Notifications will be sent out by August 31, 2014.



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