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Scholarships and Awards

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Scholarships for ICORS-LACSC 2019 and the 2nd LARS-IASC School on Computational Statistics and Data Science

Participants which are residents of developing countries can apply for a scholarship to attend ICORS-LACSC 2019 or the 2nd LARS-IASC School on Computational Statistics and Data Science.

 

Scholarshipfor ICORS-LACSC 2019:

Scholarshipfor the 2nd LARS-IASC School on Computational Statistics and Data Science:

  • Up to 15 scholarships – 100% waiver in registration fee for residents in developing countries (from the lists in the three links provided above).

 

To apply for these scholarships, the candidates must:

  • Be a member of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC). More information on how to become a member can be found here: http://iasc-isi.org/become-a-member/.
  • At the time of the application and of the events be living and working in a developing country;

 

For applicants to the ICORS-LACSC 2019 conference, priority will be given to applicants that give a communication (oral or poster) in 4th LACSC, and then priority will be given to the first applicants. For the 2nd LARS-IASC School on Computational Statistics and Data Science, priority will be given to the first 15 applicants. 

You can now start applying through the ConfTool System (https://www.conftool.org/icors-lacsc-2019). Once in ConfTool, you can go through “Your Submissions” and then select the LARS-IASC Scholarships contribution type. Fill in the form in the first step with the title of your application (“School” or “Conference”), a Motivation Letter and a Short CV (of no more than 10 lines). In the next step you are required to upload a two-pages CV as PDF file and the proof of your IASC membership and of being resident and working in a developing country as ZIP file. 

 

Applications must be made before February 28th, 2019.

Awards

LACSC Awards 2019

Young researchers (up to 5 years after their last academic degree) attending the 4th LACSC will have the possibility to compete for the “Best LACSC 2019 Paper Award”. To be considered for the award, the young researcher must:

  • Have completed an academic degree within the previous 5 years prior to the 4th LACSC;
  • Be a member of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC);
  • Having sent an abstract for a contributed talk or being part of an Invited Paper Session of 4th LACSC through the ConfTool System (https://www.conftool.org/icors-lacsc-2019).

The paper must deal with novel and interesting contributions to theory and methodology, or the innovative use of statistical methods to address a substantive application, in Statistical Computing and related fields. The paper must be an unpublished, original work that is prepared mainly by a young researcher. Although it may have co-authors, the paper should be presented by the candidate at the 4th LACSC as either an invited or contributed paper.

If you are interested in participating in this competition, please send an extended abstract of 4-6 pages (you can use the template available here), your CV and a cover letter, to Paulo Canas Rodrigues (paulocanas@gmail.com) by March 8, 2019.

 

The winner will be announced at the closing session of the 4th LACSC.