27th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling
IWSM'27 • July 16–20, 2012 • Prague, Czech Republic
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The Statistical Modelling Society will provide up to two travel grants to support students who have no other means of financial support. These travel grants will include

To apply for a student travel grant the student must

  1. actively participate in the IWSM by giving an oral presentation,
  2. send an essay about one page (PDF) describing his/her research and in particular its connections to statistical modelling in a broader context (past achievements, future plans),
  3. include a letter of reference (PDF, scanned copy of) signed by the supervisor, head of department or similar authority that confirms the student status, assesses the candidate's abilities and briefly explains the funding situation.

Abstract should be submitted through the standard conference abstract submission form. Essays and reference letters should be sent via email to iwsm2012@karlin.mff.cuni.cz with the subject Travel grant. The deadline to submit the application and related documents was extended till February 19, 2012.

Decisions on the student travel grants will be made by the Scientific Committee and representatives of the Statistical Modelling Society based on the submitted documents (see above). The Statistical Modelling Society wishes to increase the number of participants from countries that have so far been underrepresented at the IWSM.

Students affiliated with institutions of the host country (Czech Republic) are not eligible for the 2012 IWSM travel grants.