AIxIA Call for Scholarships

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Call for scholarships to attend the scientific event sponsored by the
Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence

Eighth International Symposium on Games, Automata, Logics, and Formal Verification (GandALF 2017)
Rome (Italy) – 20-22 September 2017

http://gandalf2017.istc.cnr.it/

http://gandalf2017.istc.cnr.it/aixia-call-for-scholarships
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The Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence offers travel grants,
which partially support the registration fees, travel, accommodation
and meal expenses, for the participation of students in the scientific event

Eighth International Symposium on Games, Automata, Logics, and Formal Verification
(GandALF 2017)

All candidates should
– be enrolled in a Bachelor, Master or PhD program or be recently graduated
from a Bachelor/Master program;
– be a member of AI*IA for 2017;
– have good English skills.

The candidates should send the travel grant application to Andrea Orlandini
(by email gandalf.2017@istc.cnr.it) by 30/07/2017

The application should include:
– the personal data, the phone number and the email address;
– a one-page (at most 500 words) curriculum vitae of the candidate.
Bachelor/Master students should include the average mark; recently graduated
students should include the graduation mark;
– a letter from a researcher/professor including an assessment of the current
status of the candidate (i.e., student/recently graduated);
– a budget estimating the travel, accommodation and meal expenses (excepting
the symposium registration fee that cannot be refunded by the grant)
– the amount of the requested grant (that must be lower than 500 euros and
lower than or equal to the estimated budget).

The applications will be evaluated by the commission formed by
– Andrea Orlandini (CNR-ISTC) Conference Chair
– Pierluigi San Pietro (Politecnico Milano) Program Chair
– Fabrizio Riguzzi (AI*IA Secretary)

The commission will evaluate the submitted applications, and will select the
students that will receive travel grants on the basis of the following priorities
1) bachelor and master students and, among these, according to the average of
their exam grades
2) recent graduates
3) PhD students

The selected students will have to confirm their participation in the symposium
in 2 days. After the event, the selected students will have to send a scanned copy
of the certificate of attendance and of the receipts of their travel, accommodation
and meal expenses for which they ask reimbursement, to the AI*IA treasurer Stefano Ferilli
<stefano.ferilli@uniba.it> together with their IBAN account number.

Moreover, they have to send the originals of the receipts by postmail to the AI*IA
Treasurer as well

Prof. Stefano Ferilli
Dipartimento di Informatica
Universita’ di Bari
Via E. Orabona, 4
70126 Bari – Italy

For additional information on this call, please contact Andrea Orlandini (by sending an email to gandalf.2017@istc.cnr.it).