META Funding Support

Financial Assistance to the META participants

In order to help out financially participants for attending META'15, 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. Priority is given to students and scientists working in less wealthy countries and lower middle income countries.


  • Application Opens on 12 January 2015
  • Application Closes on  9 March 2015
  • Result Notification by 20 March 2015

Reduced Fee

All fees are listed in USD ($).


On or Before

22 May 2015


23 May 2015
Reduced Regular  US$ 540
Reduced Student1 US$ 340


1 Student ID or certificate should be uploaded durung the registration process and provided at the conference check-in desk.

2 Reduced Fee - Successful Applicants Must Pay Fees by 23 May 2015 or the offer lapses automatically.


Conditions for Application

  1. Applicants must submit all required information.
  2. Application must be submitted by 12 noon on 9 March 2015 (Paris time).
  3. Applications will be reviewed and successful applicants will be notified by email by 20 March 2015.
  4. Successful applicants must confirm their participation by 23 May 2015, 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 the subject heading: META 2015 Funding Support. All of the above information should be in a single pdf file called FirstnameLastname.pdf.