The organizers will grant scholarships to a limited number of students/young postdocs attending the meeting. The applications will be evaluated by the ECDO-2018 organizers and board.
The scholarship will consist of a free registration to the conference.
In case you apply for a scholarship, you can make a personal account, register for the meeting and submit your abstract, but please do NOT make the payment of the registration fee before you know the result of the scholarship.


  • Abstract submission is essential to be eligible for a scholarship.
  • Only PhD students or young postdocs having less than 10 years of research experience since gaining a university degree giving access to doctoral studies in the country in which the degree was obtained, can apply for a scholarship.
  • Only ECDO members are eligible for scholarship application.


Please send the following documents to the ECDO secretariat only by e-mail ( compiled in ONE SINGLE PDF file:

  • Your abstract (in the regular ECDO abstract format, containing title, author list, affiliation, and body abstract on max. 1 A4 page).
  • Your Curriculum Vitae – including a list of publications - clearly stating your personal details (including date of birth and nationality) and an overview of your educational and professional career (with dates, two pages max.!).
  • A letter of motivation why you want to attend the conference.
  • A (signed) supporting letter from the head of the department/lab/research unit.

Deadline for scholarship application is August 15, 2018.
Please note that applications not conform the guidelines will not be considered.