Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 14 - 20 Apr 2013
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EMBO Travel Grant

For this course the EMBO Courses & Workshops Programme will provide limited additional funding, allowing organisers to offer travel grants to selected participants coming from labs in countries in need of scientific strengthening. A maximum of 500 EUR per travel grant can be awarded.

This grant should be used to cover economy travel costs. Visa, accommodation and subsistence costs will not be covered by these funds.

Priority is given to participants working in labs in Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Turkey.

Travel grants may also be provided to participants working in labs in Africa, Asia (excluding Japan, Singapore, and Korea) South and Central America, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine.

How to apply for an EMBO Travel Grant

Please indicate your interest for an EMBO Travel Grant when submitting your motivation letter. During the motivation letter submission phase (Step 2 after you have applied for the course) there will be a small field to complete your reasons for requesting this travel grant.

The recipients of the travel grants will be selected by the scientific organiser during the review process. If you are awarded a travel grant you will be notified after the completion of the review process by the conference officer.

Please retain all travel receipts for reimbursement.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Travel Grant (Including Registration Fees)

There are a limited number of Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, Foundation for Basic Research in Medicine available for this course.
These travel grants cover travel to and from the course, accommodation during the course and the course registration fees.

How to apply for a Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Travel Grant

Please indicate your interest for this grant when submitting your letter of motivation. The short list of applicants will be selected by the scientific organiser during the course selection process, at which point you will be contacted and requested to complete a standard form and submit the usual documentation.

The candidates for these fellowships will be selected by the scientific organiser during the review process. The foundation will award the grants to applicants pursuing an experimental project in basic biomedical research who submit an interesting letter of motivation. The applicants should be either:

  • PhD or medical students pursuing an experimental doctoral thesis, not older than 30 years of age;
  • Postdocs pursuing a particular research project, not older than 32 years of age


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