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Conference Grants for Eastern European participants

The application deadline has passed. Applicants will be informed about the status of their applications by email, starting 25 March 2015.

With the support of the Swiss National Science Foundation's (SNSF) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation's (SDC) programme SCOPES (Scientific co-operation between Eastern Europe and Switzerland), we are pleased to announce the possibility for Eastern European participants to apply for a Conference Grant. Conference Grants aim to strengthen Eastern European scientists' international networks and open new perspectives for their international co-operation as well as for the development of their scientific curricula.
The FEPSAC Congress' Organising Committee intends to provide individual grants of 500 CHF per person to cover a part of their expenses related to congress participation.

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should be active congress participants, that is, they will submit an abstract for either a poster or an oral presentation within a thematic symposium (workshops not eligible) by 20 January 2015.
Candidates from the following countries may apply:
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Application Procedure
Researchers from the above listed countries wishing to apply may submit an abstract via the abstract submission platform. At the same time, they are required to send by e-mail a motivation letter (max. 1 page), a CV as well as a copy of their passport to the FEPSAC Congress organisers:

All applicants will receive by email an individual confirmation letter from the Congress Organising Committee. Abstracts will undergo a normal evaluation procedure. The Organising Committee will forward the application material to the SNSF. Upon approval of the SNSF, successful candidates will receive a request to register for Congress participation.