The MEDAR Consortium, involved in MEDAR and NEMLAR Projects on “Mediterranean Arabic Language and Speech Technology”, (completed with the support by the European Commission), is perpetuating a tradition established in 2012, in awarding grants for students to attend the International conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'2014, the 9th edition) taking place in Reykjavik, Iceland, on May 26-31, 2014.
Each grant will cover the registration fees and support part of the travel and accommodation expenses.
At the time of the application, applicants must be enrolled as Master’s or Ph.D students at a University in an Arabic country.
To apply for a grant, send a message to
- a 1 or 2-page document describing your current activities (Ph.D/Master’s thesis focus, status) and how they relate to NLP domain;
- a cover letter justifying your application to attend LREC, and references;
- a copy of your current student id and/or letter from your supervisor.
The applications will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis and notifications will be sent accordingly.