The RuSSIR Organizing Committee established a limited number of grants covering participants' accommodation and/or travel expenses.
Grant application deadline is extended to midday May 19, 2008 (Moscow time, GMT+3). Results of the selection will be announced by May
26 27, 2008. If you are going to apply for a grant, please do not register before a notification of your grant application results.
Grant applications applications should be submited by email and must include:
- resume with your personal data, affiliation, and position, English language proficiency test results (for non-native speakers), grade point average;
- desired grant type: travel grant (with approximate cost) and/or accommodation;
- description of scientific interests and practical experience in the field of Information Retrieval, as well as statement of purpose;
- a letter of recommendation signed by your scientific advisor or senior colleague (can be sent by fax).
Selection criteria. Preference will be given to graduate and post-graduate students with distinct research interests and achievements in the field of Information Retrieval, supported by the recommendations. A paper submitted to the Young Scientists' Conference within RuSSIR'2008 is an advantage. Permanent residents of Russia will have preferences if other conditions are equal.
Grant applications should be sent to: megorski[at]yandex[dash]team[dot]ru, with Subject "RuSSIR2008 grant application".
Letters of recommendation can be sent to: +7 (495) 739 7070 (Attn: Boris Megorsky).
Please send all inquiries to school[at]romip[dot]ru.