Cytoskeleton: mechanical coupling from plasma membrane to nucleus
European Cytoskeletal Forum Meeting 2017 and FEBS Advanced lecture course

Travel grants

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FEBS YTF travel grants

FEBS Youth Travel Funds (YTF) and one transcontinental FEBS‐IUBMB grant are available for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers to cover part of the registration fee/accommodation for the selected young scientists and/or may also support part of their travel costs.

For more details on YTF grants see: http://www.febs.org/our-activities/advanced-courses/youth-travel-fund/

Eligibility criteria:

For YTF awardees from the FEBS area:

·       The applicant should be not older than 35, should be registered as a PhD student at an institute of higher learning in a country where there is a FEBS Constituent Society or should be a postdoctoral scientist within five years of having completed a PhD thesis, working in a country where there is a FEBS Constituent Society

·       The applicant must be a member of a FEBS Constituent Society and provide a valid certificate of membership (for FEBS Constituent Societies, see the Our Members section of the FEBS website)

·       The applicant should not have received a grant from the Youth Travel Fund to attend a FEBS Course / Workshop in the current year or previous year, nor a Bursary to attend the FEBS Congress in the current year, nor a grant to attend the FEBS Young Scientists’ Forum in the current year

·       The applicant cannot be a resident of the country (Finland) hosting the event

·       For awards with travel funding, only travel within the FEBS area from the applicant’s current country of residence to the country hosting the FEBS event is supported;

·       Young scientists from the Organizers’ laboratories are not eligible for FEBS YTF awards.

For YTF awardees from outside the FEBS area:

·       The applicant should not be older than 35, should be registered as a PhD student at an institute of higher learning in a country where there is an IUBMB-adhering body but not a FEBS Constituent Society, or should be a postdoctoral scientist within five years of having completed a PhD thesis, working in a country where there is an IUBMB-adhering body but not a FEBS Constituent Society;

·       The applicant must be a member of an IUBMB-related society and provide a valid certificate of membership;

·       The applicant should not have received a grant from the Youth Travel Fund to attend a FEBS Course / Workshop in the current year or previous year, nor a Bursary to attend the FEBS Congress in the current year, nor a grant to attend the FEBS Young Scientists’ Forum in the current year;

·       Awards will only be made to support travel from the applicant’s current country of residence to the country hosting the FEBS event;

·       Young scientists from the Organizers’ laboratories are not eligible for FEBS YTF awards.

DEADLINE March 15th