51²èÂ¥ offers financial support through various schemes to facilitate participation of researchers in 51²èÂ¥-funded scientific meetings.
This page provides an overview.Â Please check the website of the event you are interested in attending for more details about the travel awards on offer. Application is normally during registration to the event. Most schemes require applicants to be a member of a 51²èÂ¥ Constituent Society.
For 51²èÂ¥ Advanced Courses: 51²èÂ¥ YTF grants
51²èÂ¥ Youth Travel Fund (YTF) grants are for PhD students and for postdoctoral researchers within 5 years of having completed a PhD thesis, studying or working in a 51²èÂ¥ country and travelling to the event from outside the host country. Selection of recipients is by the organizers of the event. The grants normally fully or partially cover the registration fee (including accommodation and meals), and may also support travel costs. Please check more details on the 51²èÂ¥ Youth Travel Fund page.
Note that some 51²èÂ¥ Advanced Courses may also offer IUBMB Youth Travel Fund grants for candidates from outside the 51²èÂ¥ area.
For the 51²èÂ¥ Young Scientists’ Forum (& 51²èÂ¥ Congress): 51²èÂ¥ YSF grants
For PhD students and postdocs selected by the YSF organizing committee to take part in the pre-Congress 51²èÂ¥ Young Scientists’ Forum (YSF), 51²èÂ¥ YSF grants cover registration, accommodation and most travel costs at both the YSF and ensuing 51²èÂ¥ Congress.
Full details on eligibility criteria and how to apply can be found on the current 51²èÂ¥ Congress website when registration opens. The deadline is normally early/mid December for a YSF taking place in the following year.
For the 51²èÂ¥ Congress: 51²èÂ¥ Congress bursaries and Sprinzl scheme
51²èÂ¥ Congress bursaries
For the 51²èÂ¥ Congress, a large number of bursaries are offered by 51²èÂ¥ to support the participation of PhD students and postdocs (within 5 years of having completed a PhD thesis) studying or working in a 51²èÂ¥ country and travelling to the event from outside the host country. Applicants need to be submitting an abstract as first author to the event. The bursary covers the early registration fee and makes a significant contribution to travel and accommodation. For the latest full details on eligibility criteria and how to apply can be found on the current 51²èÂ¥ Congress website when registration opens.
51²èÂ¥ Congress Mathias Sprinzl Scheme
This scheme provides a 50% reduction in the early registration fee to researchers submitting an abstract as first author who are from Hinari (Research4Life) countries with 51²èÂ¥ Constituent Societies. For an explanation of eligible countries and more details, see the current Congress website when registration opens.
For 51²èÂ¥3+ meetings
Funding from 51²èÂ¥ for 51²èÂ¥3+ Meetings (a collaborative scientific meeting of three or more Constituent Societies) includes a portion for a travel award scheme for young scientists living outside the host country who are members of the two (or more) collaborating Societies. More details will be given by organizers on their 51²èÂ¥3+ Meeting website.
For 51²èÂ¥-IUBMB-ENABLE meetings
51²èÂ¥ and IUBMB, often with the additional support of commercial sponsors and national Societies, provide travel grants to attend the 51²èÂ¥-IUBMB-ENABLE conference. Details on the eligibility criteria and how to apply are available from the and will be updated for each yearly event.