Young Academics Scholarship

The program committee of useR!2017 will offer three scholarships for graduate students or researchers within the first five years of their career. Each useR!2017 Young Academics Scholarship will cover the cost of registration, accommodation and travel and includes an invitation to the conference dinner. If requested, childcare during the conference will be offered for free to the successful applicants' children.

Applicants are asked to submit an extended abstract (up to 6 pages) for a conference talk.  Together with the abstract, applicants are asked to send a short CV (maximum 2 pages). The abstract and CV should be sent by email to The deadline for application is April 1, 2017. The program committee of useR!2017 will send notifications on the scholarships awarded on May 1, 2017.

Abstracts not retained for the scholarship will be eligible for independent review by the program committee for a regular talk, lightning talk or poster.