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Please note: students eligible for a FEBS YTF Award should apply for the FEBS YTF Award. Where possible, these applications will also be taken into consideration for ABC2020 grants.

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 the registration fee (including costs of event meals, and shared accommodation in a twin room), up to a maximum of 830 EUR per person. Travel costs are NOT covered! The selection of applicants to receive FEBS YTF awards will be carried out by the Course Organizers on the basis of the uploaded CV, 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 guidance in the Applications section of the website. Note that you will need to apply as a 'FEBS YTF Grant Applicant' and upload specific supporting documents.  

The deadline for YTF applications is December 1st!

Applicants selected by the Course Organizers will be notified by end of December 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.

ABC2020 grants

We will offer several registration fee waivers as fellowships for ABC2020. The number of available ABC2020 grants will be announced in due course of time. These funds will cover the registration fee (including costs of event meals, and shared accommodation in a twin room), up to a maximum of 830 EUR per person.

Application and notification of outcome:

Please check the guidance in the Applications section of the website. Note that you will need to apply as a 'ABC2020 Grant Applicant' and upload specific supporting documents.  

The deadline for ABC2020 grant applications is December 15th!

Grant application and eligibility

    Student proof: Letter from supervisor confirming student status OR proof that you are within five years of
    having obtained a PhD degree.
    CV of maximum 2 pages
    Submission of abstract as first author via the online abstract submission system

Upload a single pdf containing all required documents to your participant account. Applicants selected by the Course Organizers will be notified by mid of January 2020. Please note that ABC2020 Grant Applicants will have to pay the registration fee in full. Successful applicants will be reimbursed at the meeting in Innsbruck.



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