Travel Fellowships - Call for Applications

Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics


We are pleased to inform that two travel fellowships are available for students or young researchers wishing to present and attend SCS 2016.
These fellowships are sponsored by the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics.



Amount of the travel fellowship

Successful applicants will be awarded fellowship to cover registration, travel and accommodation expenses. The award check will be posted to each awardee after the symposium. In order to ensure the correct processing of the award, applicants are required to provide the organizers with copies of the relevant receipts (conference registration, travel expenses, hotel) during or shortly after the symposium.


Here are the requirements to be eligible for an SCS travel fellowship:

  • You will make an oral or a poster presentation at the symposium
  • You ARE NOT a recipient of an ISCB travel fellowship
  • You are associated with a university or a research institute as a student or Post-Doctoral researcher

How to apply

To apply for a SC travel fellowship please use the following link to our submission system. You will be need your abstract's reference ID to proceed. You will need to upload the following documents:

  • A copy of your curriculum vitae (CV)
  • A motivation letter explaining why it is important for you to attend the symposium and why you require funding
  • A recommendation letter from your supervisor or somebody else you worked or studied with

Important notice: applying for a fellowship does not guarantee that you will receive funding. If you require a travel fellowship to attend the symposium, do not register before you have been notified that your application has been approved.

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