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The IPA is co-sponsoring the Third International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages (TAL 2012), to be held in Nanjing China May 26-29. Under its newly-established IPA Student Award program, the IPA is offering up to four Awards to cover the TAL registration fee. Applicants for these Awards must be (1) first and presenting author on a paper accepted by TAL 2012, and (2) an eligible member of the IPA: student member, unemployed member, member under age 35, or member from a low-income-level country. Applicants may join the IPA at the time of application, as long as the membership can be confirmed before an Award is made.
To apply for an Award, eligible members of the IPA should send to the Secretary (Patricia Keating, email@example.com) an email that states their name and current academic affiliation (if any), how they are eligible for an Award (student member, or other eligible category), and for student members, the name and email address of an academic supervisor. The email should be accompanied by a copy of the paper that has been accepted for TAL 2012. The deadline for applications is Wed. April 25, 2012, and decisions will be made before the end of the month. Funds for the Awards will be disbursed directly to the TAL 2012 organizers.