VLDB 2018 Travel Fellowship Application - Nominator Form

Dear nominator,

to support the application for the VLDB 2018 Travel Fellowship some information from the nominator is required. Therefore, we kindly ask you to fill the form below by June 11, 2018.

Additionally, nominators are kindly asked to send an extra email from their personal email-account to: vldbtravelgrant@gmail.com before June 11, 2018 with the subject line of the email being "VLDB 2018 Travel Fellowship Nomination for <name-of-applicant-here>" in which they confirm their nomination of the applicant.

AVAILABLE FELLOWSHIPS

Travel grants provide financial support to students and faculties affiliated with universities with limited funding opportunities with a strong focus on universities in developing countries to attend the VLDB 2018 conference to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 27th to 31st August 2018 (http://vldb2018.lncc.br/).
The long-term goal of the program is to encourage talented young scientists to pursue a career in database research.
The VLDB Travel Fellowship Program provides 10 fellowships that allow free registration and grant an additional amount of US$1,500 toward other costs such as travel and lodging. Fellowship recipients are responsible for their own travel arrangements, including health insurance, if necessary.


ELIGIBILITY AND SELECTION CRITERIA
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Applicants must be:
full-time students in good standing (graduate or undergraduate), or postdoctoral fellows/researchers, or faculty members who either are
- affiliated with universities that do not already have considerable presence at VLDB conferences or
- have a paper at the conference (or associated events).
Applicants must explicitly state that they do not have any other funding to attend. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate keen interest in database research and are from regions that are under-represented in the database community and/or applicants who are primary authors of a paper accepted at the main conference or the workshops in VLDB 2018.


Divy Agrawal, Bin Cui, Juliana Freire, Wolfgang Lehner, Sharad Mehotra

SPEND Committee, VLDB Endowment
vldbtravelgrant@gmail.com
www.vldb.org

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