IFNS Bursaries for Students and Early Career Nematologists
The IFNS is delighted to announce that bursaries in amounts of € 600 for European delegates and € 1.200 for non-EU delegates are available, on a competitive basis, to graduate students and early career nematologists to assist in their attending the 7th International Congress of Nematology in Antibes, France (3-8 May 2020).
On the basis of the sponsorships currently promised by companies, at least 100 scholarships can be awarded under this call.
Criteria for student application:
- The call is open to all MS and PhD students. PhD students will receive preference when resolving close rankings.
- At least one author of applicant’s abstract should be a member of an IFNS society(*).
- Successful applicants must give an oral presentation or present a poster at the congress.
Criteria for post-PhD application:
- The committee will give preference to applicants from less-developed economies(**) or from developed economies with current economic constraints (applicants must live and work in these countries at the time of the congress).
- Applicants should be a member of an IFNS society at the time of application and still be a member at the time of the congress/symposium(*).
- Applicants should have defended their PhD during the last 6 years at the time of their application (or 7 years if on leave for childcare, family care, or health issues following the PhD).
- Successful applicants must give an oral presentation at the congress if selected by the Congress scientific committee. Otherwise they must present a poster at the congress.
The completed form should be submitted to the European Society of Nematology Secretary (Eric Grenier) before 30 November 2019. Awards will be announced mi-January 2020.
The IFNS Travel Awards Committee will select the successful bursars on the basis of the scientific impact of the applicant’s research findings. Selection for oral presentations will remain in the hands of the Congress scientific committee.
(*) Please visit our website http://www.ifns.org/ to learn about member societies.
(**) Listed at https://www.isi-web.org/index.php/resources/developing-countries