• image1 3rd Conference of the International Society for NonParametric Statistics
  • image2 June 11th-16th, 2016
    Palace of the Popes International Conference Center
    Avignon, France

Travel Grants

The Executive Committee of the International Society for NonParametric Satistics will offer 15 travel grants, $500 each, available to young researchers, defined as graduate students, post docs, and Assistant Professors. Applications for these travel grants should be sent to the ISNPS email account ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ), and should include

  • affiliation,
  • title of the proposed talk,
  • cv
  • (for graduate students only) a supporting letter from the advisor.

The applications should be received by March 15, 2016. The reduced fees will still apply for applicants, even after the deadline of end january.

These travel grants are different from Young Researchers Awards and should be submitted separately.

Awardees of the Avignon ISNPS Travel Grants

  • Pramita Bagchi (Ruhr-University Bochum)
  • Haeran Cho (University of Bristol)
  • Eliana Christou (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Gabriela Ciolek (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)
  • Subhajit Dutta (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)
  • Moosa Golalizadeh (Tarbiat Modares University, Iran)
  • Junli Lin (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Rachael Quill (University of New South Wales, Canberra)
  • Antoine Rebecq (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense)
  • Matthew Reimherr (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Sandipan Roy (University College London)
  • Bharath Sriperumbudur (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Zoltán Szabó (University College London)
  • Vasily Vasilyev (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology)
  • Joni Virta (University of Turku, Finland)
  • Tianming Zhu (National University of Singapore)

Scientific committee of the competition

  • Michael Akritas, Penn State University
  • Soumendra Lahiri. North Carolina State University