Travelling Fellowships

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Organization:The Company of Biologists
Financing type:Private
Scope of funding:Interantional
Topic: #57091
Start:2019 Aug 5
FSJD end:2019 Nov 22
Official end:2019 Nov 29


The Company of Biologists' journals – Development, Journal of Cell Science, The Journal of Experimental Biology, and Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) – offer fellowships to graduate students and post-doctoral researchers wishing to make collaborative visits to other laboratories. These are designed to offset the cost of travel and other expenses.

Applicants should be working in the field of the journal to which they apply.


Applicants should be working in the field of the journal to which they apply and plan to visit another laboratory. Each application will be judged on the excellence of the candidate, as well as the importance and innovative quality of the work to be done.

- Only one person per laboratory may apply for funding, per funding round, per journal

- Applications are strictly limited to one journal only, per round of funding, per person

- The date of travel must occur within six months of funding being awarded

- Applications will not be considered retrospectively

- We do not provide funds to attend training courses

- Applications will be considered from early career scientists, which includes graduate students and post-doctoral researchers

- The application form and all supporting documents must be completed in English

- Travelling Fellowships can only be awarded once every two years from any of our journals per applicant


- Letters of support from your Head of Department and Supervisor*

- A letter of support from your host laboratory**

- Curriculum Vitae

- Publication list

* Please note if your Head of Department is also your Supervisor, two letters should be written, one in each capacity.

** Please note that both letters of support must be in English, on headed paper and signed


Deadline dates for applications:

- 29 November 2019 (for travel after 14 January 2020)

In case of interest, please contact with Research Management Department until 22nd November 2019.

Fundació Sant Joan de Déu – Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu.
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