Scholarships

The organizers will grant scholarships to a limited number of PhD/MD students/young postdocs attending the meeting.
The applications will be evaluated by the ECDO-2019 organizers and board. The scholarship will consist of a free registration to the conference and meeting dinner.

Please do NOT make the payment of registration fee before you know the result of the scholarship.

Eligibility rules

  •     Abstract submission is essential to be eligible for a scholarship.
  •     Only PhD/MD 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.
  •     Only ECDO members are eligible for scholarship application

Application procedure

Please send the following documents to the ECDO secretariat only by e-mail (ecdo@irc.ugent.be) compiled in ONE SINGLE PDF file:

  •     Your abstract (in the regular ECDO abstract format, containing title, author list, affiliation, and body abstract on max. 1 A4 page)
  •     Your Curriculum Vitae – including a 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, two pages max.!)
  •     A letter of motivation why you want to attend the conference
  •     A (signed) supporting letter from the head of the department/lab/research unit

Deadline for scholarship application is April 30, 2019. Extended till May 15!

Please note that applications not conform the guidelines will not be considered.