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 be given to participants working in labs in: Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan 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, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia and Ukraine.
For scientists based in Singapore additional travel grants are available. Please visit the website for more information.
Travel grants are also available as part of the cooperation agreement with the National Science Council of Taiwan, in addition to travel grants for participants from Italy in cooperation with the SIBBM.
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.
EMBL Corporate Partnership Programme Fellowships
A limited number of EMBL Advanced Training Centre Corporate Partnership Programme (CPP) fellowships are available for this meeting in the form of both Registration Fee Waivers and Travel Grants. You may apply for an EMBL CPP Registration Fee Waiver and/or Travel Grant when submitting your abstract. Whilst submitting your abstract (Step 2 after you have registered your personal details) you will also be asked to complete a field with the name of your lab and the country in which it is based, and to answer some questions to detail your reasons for requesting this fellowship. A statement of support from your budget holding supervisor explaining a) their support for your attendance and b) support provided by the laboratory budget is required to complete the application.
Registration Fee Waiver: The sum that you have paid to attend the meeting will be reimbursed.
The scientific organisers will select the recipients of all fellowships during the abstract selection process.
If you are awarded a fellowship, you will be notified after the completion of the abstract selection. This is usually 8 weeks before the event start date. Please note that you must pay your registration fee by the payment deadline (6 weeks before the event start date). The EMBL Course & Conference Office will request your bank details and reimburse the registration fees after the event. Travel Grants can only be reimbursed after the event once the receipts have been submitted.
For further enquiries about fellowships please refer to the FAQ page.