Travel Awards

The ISME Travel Awards for Young Scientist Members
-to assist in covering travel expenses to ISME18-

Deadline for applications: 1 April

ISME Travel Awards

  • € 100 for Travel Grant Winner from Switzerland
  • € 300 for Travel Grant Winner from the rest of Europe
  • € 800 for Travel Grant Winner from outside Europe

The Grants are open for:

  • Student Grants - ISME student members currently engaged in research toward a higher degree: Masters or PhD
  • PostDoc Grants - ISME regular members currently holding a PostDoc position for no more than 3 years*

The applicant must also be the first and presenting author of an abstract submitted to the symposium.

Applications for "The ISME Travel Awards" should include:

  • Applicants name and full contact details (full work address, phone number, email address) 
  • ISME membership number (can be found when login into your ISME account)
  • Gender, age and nationality (this info is only needed to guarantee a balanced distribution)
  • Supportive statement from current supervisor
  • Personal statement why you believe the Committee should select you for an award

All applications should be in a .pdf file format (no longer than 3 pages) with the filename containing the applicants' name as follows:  "Surname_Firstname_TravelApp.pdf" 

You can upload your file when you submit your abstract. 

Important notes:

  • For this type of Travel Award ONLY ISME members will be considered. 
  • The travel grants will be distributed during the Symposium in Lausanne via PayPal or bank transfer. For safety reasons we do not distribute grants in cash. 
  • Being awarded a travel award does not automatically imply that you will be selected for an oral presentation at the conference. 

*counting from the last day of the conference, 19 August 2022.