Participation and funding
Who can participate?
The conference is open to all graduate students (MA and PhD) in linguistics and philology, form both Norway and abroad, provided they have not defended a PhD by the time of the conference.
We also encourage graduate students who will not contribute with a presentation to take part in the conference, as it will provide a great opportunity for networking and researcher training.
MA-students are encouraged to submit abstracts. LingPhil will award 4 Conference Scholarships to MA-students who wish to participate with a presentation, based on the quality of the submitted abstracts.
The Norwegian Graduate Researcher School in Linguistics and Philology (LingPhil) will cover travel and accommodation expenses for all LingPhil members who wish to attend the conference. You do not have to give a presentation in order to be eligible for a travel grant.
You need to apply for a LingPhil travel grant before the conference takes place. After the conference, you send your tickets and receipts for reimbursement, according to the guidelines for LingPhil travel grants. The application deadline is 26 September, 2016.
Do you not know if you are a LingPhil member? Consult the list of LingPhil affiliated PhD candidates.
PhD and MA students who are not LingPhil members (also from outside Norway), and who would like to give a presentation at the conference, may apply for a Conference Scholarship up to NOK 6000.
Conference Scholarship (non-LingPhil members)
LingPhil offers 7 Conference Scholarships: 4 for MA-students and 3 for PhD-students. Students both from Norway and abroad may apply for a Conference Scholarship. The scholarships will be awarded based on the quality of the submitted abstracts. Each Conference Scholarship is maximum NOK 6000 even if you have a larger budget.
Only students who are not LingPhil members may apply for a Conference Scholarship. If you are a LingPhil member you should instead apply for LingPhil travel grant.
Conference Scholarship application deadline: February 28, 2016
Please note that this is also the abstract submission deadline.
If your abstract is accepted, but you are not a LingPhil member and your are not awarded a Conference Scholarship, you will have to provide your own funding to cover the expenses of travel and accommodation.
Similarly, if you are not a LingPhil member and you wish to participate at the conference without a presentation, you will have to provide your own funding to cover the expenses of travel and accommodation.