Scholarships

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.

ELIGIBILITY RULES

  • 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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Please send the following documents to the ECDO secretariat only by e-mail (ecdo@irc.ugent.be) 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.