GA Travel Grants

  • Use this form to apply as a PhD student (MS Word).
  • Use this form to apply as as Post-doc (MS Word).

Travel Grants for the GA Annual Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece

Deadline for application: May 1st, 2022

GA Travel Grant rules for PhD students from all countries

PhD students who are at least in their 2nd year of regular student GA membership (fee payment status will be checked) and would like to present their scientific results during the GA Annual Conference are eligible for a travel grant. The respective application form can be downloaded here (MS Word).

In addition to this form, applicants must submit the following documents for review:

  • Letter of recommendation from your supervisor
  • Curriculum vitae (max. 1 page!)
  • Scan of the valid student identity card or an equivalent certification from the university confirming that you are a PhD student
  • Abstract (please check and adhere to the conference guidelines!)
  • Estimation of travel and accommodation costs

The travel grant money can be freely used to cover travel costs, accommodation, registration fees and living expenses. A fix amount of money will be granted:

  • For PhD GA members from countries with non-reduced fees*, the GA Travel Grant has an amount of 500 EUR.
  • For PhD GA members from countries with reduced fees*, the GA Travel Grant has an amount of 800 EUR.

GA Travel Grant rules for post-docs from countries with reduces fees*

Post-docs only from countries with reduced fees* up to an age of 40 years or max. 10 years after obtaining their PhD, who are at least in their 2nd year of GA membership with paid fees (fee payment status will be checked) and want to present their scientific results during the GA Annual Conference are eligible for a travel grant. The respective application form can be downloaded here (MS Word).

In addition to this form, applicants must submit the following documents for review: 

  • Curriculum vitae (max. 1 page!)
  • Current publication list
  • Scan of the PhD certificate
  • Abstract (please check and adhere to the conference guidelines!)
  • Estimation of travel and accommodation costs

The travel grant money can be freely used to cover travel costs, accommodation, registration fees and living expenses. A fix amount of money will be granted:

  • For Post-doc GA members from countries with reduced fees*, the GA Travel Grant has an amount of 1,000 EUR.

General rules that apply to all candidates (both PhD students and post-docs):

  • Only complete applications will be considered for further review.
  • Please be aware that the congress registration fee must be paid by the participant in any case. Please register for the congress by yourself.
  • Only one travel grant per category (PhD student / post-doc) can be granted to the same working group.
  • PhD applicants who received a GA travel grant in previous years are not eligible. The number of grants is limited.
  • For the post-doctoral grant only those can apply who did not receive a PhD grant in the year before, and in case of head-to-head evaluation results those will have advantage who never received a PhD grant, or received it a longer time ago.
  • Notification: awardees will be informed at least one week before the deadline of the early bird registration expires (May 15, 2022).
  • The grants will be handed over at the congress.

Application packages for GA travel grants must be sent only via e-mail latest by the 1st of May 2022 to:

Professor Maria Halabalaki
Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Products Chemistry
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
E-mail: mariahal@pharm.uoa.gr

Please state in the subject line of your e-mail: “GA Travel Grant”.

*Regular fee countries:

All EU countries, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland; South Africa; USA and Canada; Israel, Japan, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arabian Emirates.

All other countries are reduced-fee countries.