META Funding Support

Financial Assistance to the needy participants

In order to help out financially needy participants for attending META'14, the conference has set aside limited funds. The assistance will be in the form of reduced registration fee scheme which is applicable to both standard and student rate.

Eligibility for the financial assistance is restricted to scientists working in less wealthy countries and lower middle income countries.


  • Application Opens on 26 Nov 2013
  • Application Closes on 30 Dec 2013
  • Result Notification by 27 Jan 2014

Reduced Fee

The fees are listed in Euro (€).

Early Bird

On or Before
28 February 2014

29 February 2014
1 April 2014
Reduced Regular  €490 €590
Reduced Student  €340 €440

Conditions for Application

  1. Applicants must submit all required information.
  2. Application must be submitted by 12 noon on 30 Dec 2013 (Paris time).
  3. Applications will be reviewed and successful applicants will be notified by email by 27 Jan 2014.
  4. Successful applicants must confirm their participation by 1 April 2014, and the payment of that registration fee must be completed by then. Otherwise the offer will lapse.
  5. Note: Submitting the application does NOT imply that the assistance requested will be offered.


Here is a list of criteria that will be considered in the selection process:

  • Novelty, significance, and quality of research summarized in the abstract.
  • Special consideration will be given to doctoral students who are first authors of papers accepted for presentation at META.

Application Process: The following will be requested as part of the application

  • Applicant's curriculum vita.
  • For students, a support letter from the applicant's adviser/mentor confirming the eligibility of the applicant and availability of funds from other sources to cover any remaining cost.

Applications should be submitted to with a subject heading: META 2014 Travel Grant. All of the above information should be in a single pdf file called FirstnameLastname.pdf. Completed applications from the students must be received through email by December 30, 2013 to ensure full consideration.







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