Student Scholarship

Student Author Scholarship

The AI 2016 Conference is pleased to offer student scholarships to eligible and selected student authors who plan to present and publish an accepted paper at the Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2016 (AI 2016).

Scholarship fund

AI2016 received AU$10,000 from ACS AI to support students to attend the main conference or doctoral consortium. Each scholarship will be either $500 or $800 but may be slightly less, depending on the on the number of applications.

Who is eligible?

You must be first author of an accepted paper in the conference or doctoral consortium attendee and a full-time student in an undergraduate or postgraduate program, and be willing to present your accepted paper at the AI 2016 conference.

How do I apply?

If you are eligible to apply, and you have received your official acceptance notification email from the AI 2016 program committee chairs, click on the student scholarship option during registration process. You have to send the copy of student ID via email ( by the author registration due date (30th, Sep., 2016) Application for the AI 2016 Student Scholarship need to be filled and signed at the registration on a conference day.

How are grant applicants judged?

Applicants are judged on the review reports of their conference submissions. The final decision will be made by 10th of October.

When are grant applicants notified?

Grant applicants will be notified approximately two weeks after the application deadline.

How are grant recipients reimbursed?

Grant recipients must sign the reimbursement form at the conference registration desk during the conference. Reimbursements will be made by the University of Tasmania after the conference. The payment is subject to UTAS payment schedule and you may expect 4-8 weeks.


If the scholarship is awarded, you will be expected to contribute to the conference through the following activities.

Participate in the doctoral consortium on 5th of December.

This half-day activity will take place on Monday 5 December, prior to the workshops and tutorials.

Volunteer work at the conference venue

Helping delegates between sessions during conference. This will not impact on your ability to attend conference sessions.

Questions and Enquiries

Ms. Nina Kim (
Associate Professor, Byeong Ho Kang (