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FEBS YTF Awards

A limited number of FEBS Youth Travel Funds (YTF) Awards are available to support participation of early-career scientists in this event. These funds will cover a contribution towards the registration fee (including costs of event meals and accommodation), up to a maximum of 400 EUR per person. The selection of applicants to receive FEBS YTF awards will be carried out by the Course Organizers on the basis of their merit and the scientific excellence of the abstract submitted by June 1, 2019, and approved by the FEBS Treasury Office according to the FEBS YTF eligibility criteria (also shown below).

Application and notification of outcome:

Please check the Applications section of the website. In the platform's registration system, (i) include proof of your society membership in the file you upload with supporting documents, and (ii) answer yes to the question asking about interest in applying for a FEBS YTF award. 

Applicants selected by the Course Organizers will be notified by June 15, 2019 and receive a FEBS Treasury YTF form, to be returned to the FEBS Treasury for approval approximately 8 weeks before the event's start date.

Eligibility criteria for applicants travelling from the FEBS area of Europe and neighbouring regions:

  • 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 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.


University of Innsbruck DP AGE-REG Grants

A limited number of grants provided by the doctoral programme "Ageing and Regeneration" of the University of Innsbruck are available to support the participation of young scientists in the FEBS workshop AGE-REG. These funds will cover a contribution towards the registration fee (including costs of event meals and accomodation), up to a maximum of 400 EUR per person. The selection of applicants to receive DP AGE-REG grants will be carried out by the Course Organizers on the basis of their merit and the scientific excellence of the abstract submitted by June 1, 2019. In addition to submitting their abstract via the FEBS website, applicants should inform the organizers by E-mail that they want to apply for a DP AGE-REG grant. Applicants should not be older than 35 (please provide age id), should be registered as a PhD student or should be a postdoctoral scientist within five years of having completed a PhD thesis. Young scientists from the Organizers' laboratories are not eligible for DP AGE-REG grants and applicants cannot be a resident of Austria. Applicants selected by the Course Organizers will be notified by June 15, 2019.


ITC Grant for MitoEAGLE members

For information on how to submit your application, please visit this link. For detailed informations on the application process, please download the Conference Grant User guide from here. Conference Grants are exclusively reserved for PhD students and early career investigators (ECIs) with a primary affiliation in an institution located in an ITC. The selection of applicants to receive ITC grants for MitoEAGLE members will be carried out by Ms. Marija Beno, MitoEAGLE Project Administrator, together with the Course Organizers on the basis of their merit and the scientific excellence of the abstract submitted by June 1, 2019. In addition to submitting their abstract via the FEBS website, applicants should inform the organizers by E-mail as well as Ms. Marija Beno that they want to apply for an ITC grant for MitoEAGLE members. Applicants selected will be notified by June 15, 2019.

Contact Person:

Ms. Marija Beno
Project Administrator & COST Administrative Representative
Oroboros Instruments
High-Resolution FluoRespirometry
Schöpfstrasse 18, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Email: mitoeagle@i-med.ac.at


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