The organizers will grant scholarships of 500 € to students/young postdocs attending the meeting.
The applications will be evaluated by the ECDO board. Applications for a grant will only be considered if they are accompanied by an online registration to the conference.

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.

Application procedure

Please send the following documents to the ECDO 2014 secretariat only by e-mail:

  • a PDF of the abstract you submitted online through the abstract submission system
  • Your Curriculum Vitae – including 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!)
  • A letter of motivation why you want to attend the conference
  • A (signed) supporting letter from the head of the department/lab

The deadline for scholarship application is August 15, 2014.

Reimbursement procedure

After the conference, the 500 € will be reimbursed by bank transfer to the account of the beneficiary's institute upon delivery of copies of the original documents (registration invoice, hotel invoice, train / air / metro / bus tickets). Bank information can be filled in on the reimbursement form (will be provided on site), which should be signed and sent back with the copies of the original documents to the ECDO 2014 secretariat.