Immunology Doctoral School Travel Grants
PhD students registered for the second year (and above) of their PhD program may apply for up to 500 € per academic year. Travel must be directly related to the applicant’s PhD program (Immunology Field).
- CALLS AND APPLICATION DEADLINES:
Call opens December 21 and ends February 1, 2017
Eligible applications should include your CV, a motivation letter, the program/description of the event, a proof of your registration (if available) and a list of other sources of funding (granted or submitted) that would cover the same travel.
- In your motivation letter, provide a well-composed and compelling argument for the significance of your travel and how it relates to success in your PhD program
- Ensure that no information is missing from your application
- Priority for funding will be given to applicants who have been selected for an oral communication.
- ELIGIBLE EXPENSES
The Travel Grant will cover costs of event registration, airfare (economic), public transportation (trains (economic), etc) and hotels/lodging, not covered by other grants.
The Travel Grant will not cover the cost of any expense prohibited by the applicant host university policy. Expenses should be paid by credit card.
Doctoral school will not give travel grant in advance.
- AWARD NOTIFICATIONS
Notification emails are sent to applicants approximately two to three weeks after the call deadline. If an applicant does not receive an email notification, it is the applicant’s responsibility to inquire of his or her application status. Partial awards may be given.
- POST-TRAVEL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1/ SUBMIT original RECEIPTS:
The PhD student supervisor should sign all documents
- Provide all original receipts for registration, travel and lodging.
- Provide conference program documentation
- Provide the event attendance certificate
- Hotel receipts: if you are sharing a room, you will have to provide a proof of payment for your share of the hotel bill.
Make copies of all receipts for your own record.
Upon returning from your trip, send all documents by regular mail to the following address:
Dr Nathalie Jacobs
Cellular and Molecular Immunology
Quartier Hôpital 1, Avenue de l’hôpital, B34
4000 Liege Belgium
3/ Acknowledgment of Doctoral School support must be included on posters, PowerPoint presentations, or any other materials presented or distributed during the event.