Student Prizes and Travel Grants
encourage student participation, DHA Suffa University announces prizes
and travel grants for the students. The amount of the prize
can be increased, if sponsorship is obtained.
Best Paper Award:
Details will be posted soon.
Best Shared Task System: 15,000 PKR
prize will be awarded to the best system of Roman to Urdu
Transliteration Shared Task. The
systems will be evaluated for precision as well as innovation.
Best Student Paper related to a Regional* Language:
prize will be awarded to the best paper submitted by a student related to a regional language
of Pakistan. Please note that the conference has
no separate track for student papers or for regional languages. All the
submitted papers will be reviewed through the same double blind process. The
prize is announced to encourage (a) student participation (b) work on
regional languages which are relatively under-resourced than Urdu.
* The regional languages of Pakistan are Balochi, Brahvi, Balti, Hindko, Saraiki,
Shina, Pashto, Punjabi and other languages spoken is Pakistan. Urdu is
excluded from this list because it has relatively
more linguistic resources and applications.
Travel Grant for students: 5,000 or 10,000 PKR
are limited number of travel grants availble for student
presentors. The amount will be sufficient for economy class train
travel and accomodation. The application can be submitted after the
release of acceptance noification of papers.