2020 KDD Humanitarian Mapping Workshop: Diversity Scholarship Application
The KDD Workshop on Humanitarian Mapping (
) welcomes and encourages participation by people of all backgrounds and identities across the world. We are committed to fostering and sustaining an environment of respect and inclusivity. To increase participation at the workshop by underrepresented or historically marginalized groups, we are offering need-based diversity scholarships.
The scholarships will include complimentary registration to the 2020 KDD Humanitarian Mapping Workshop. Applicants from underrepresented and/or marginalized groups including, but not limited to: gender, identity, race, ethnicity, disabilities, socioeconomic status, discipline are encouraged to apply. The workshop organizers will review applications based on needs. Priority will be given to applicants who have their contributions accepted/submitted for presentation at the workshop. We also encourage other authors who have submitted the papers to the workshop and undergraduate students to apply.
Note that this scholarship will not cover the cost for the registration to the main KDD conference.
• Applicants from underrepresented and/or marginalized groups including, but not limited to: gender, identity, race, ethnicity, disabilities, socioeconomic status, discipline.
• Financial need in order to be able to attend the workshop.
• 18 years or older.
Diversity Scholarship Application Deadline: August 18, 2020, at 11:59 PM (PST)
Diversity Scholarship Notifications will sent out by August 19, 2020, 11:59 PM (PST)
Workshop Registration Deadline August 20, 2020, 11:59 PM (PST)
YouTube LIVE BROADCAST, SLACK GROUP, AND MAILING LIST
We will broadcast the workshop via YouTubeLive for those who cannot join in via Zoom. We encourage you to join the Slack community. Please add your email to indicate your interest so that we can reach out to you with the details.
Applicant Basic Information
Please fill the basic information for your application. All responses in this section are required.
Please tell the place you will be attending the workshop from
Please tell the country you will be attending the workshop from
Are you currently
University Professor / Faculty
Have you submitted a paper to the workshop?
Contribution to the workshop
Describe your expected contribution to the KDD Humanitarian Mapping Workshop. If you are an author of a submission, tell us which paper(s) you've submitted. If your work was accepted, tell us whether you will be presenting. If you have not submitted the paper, tell us how would you like to get involved.
Please briefly describe how your background, personal experience, or interest would be relevant to contributing to the diversity of the workshop (max 100 words). The scholarship aims to support underrepresented and/or marginalized groups including, but not limited to: gender, identity, race, ethnicity, disabilities, socioeconomic status, and discipline.
Reason to apply
Please briefly explain how this scholarship will help you attend the workshop (max 100 words).
Would you like to join the Humanitarian Mapping Slack Group and Mailing List?
Other background information
Your response to this section is voluntary but will help us assess the diversity and inclusion needs. Information collected in this section will be kept confidential.
Country of Citizenship
Prefer not to say
Which categories describe you? Select all boxes that apply.
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Middle Eastern or North African
Some other race, ethnicity, or origin
Prefer not to say
How did you know about the Humanitarian Mapping Workshop?
From the Workshop Organizers
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