FAOBMB Education Special Travel Fellowships are awarded to contribute towards the registration, round trip travel and accommodation expenses of early career biochemists, molecular biologists and biochemistry / molecular biology educationists from the FAOBMB region, to attend and present a research paper or poster at an IUBMB or FAOBMB sponsored function (Congress, Conference, Symposium or Workshop) on education (or any other approved Education function or event consistent with the purposes of the scheme).
The specific objectives of the FAOBMB Education Special Travel Fellowships Scheme are:
- to improve research skills, innovative educational practice and collaboration on biochemistry and molecular biology education;
- to enable the Fellowship recipient to gain a wider exposure to, and deeper appreciation of, research and scholarship in biochemistry and molecular biology education at an advanced international level.
For more details on the Criteria for the award of an FAOBMB Education Special Travel Fellowship please read the Guidelines at the link below.
The deadlines for the receipt of applications each year are:
1 April for travel in July – December of the same year
1 October for travel in January – June the following year
Use the above Application Form for applying for support to travel to an educational event that is not part of an FAOBMB Congress or FAOBMB Conference.
For 2023, there are Education Special Travel Fellowships available for participation in the 30th FAOBMB Conference to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, during 22-25 November 2022. The Application Form for these Fellowships for November 2023 can be found here.
The Closing Date for such applications has been extended to 14 June 2023 (1800 hours, Australian Eastern Standard Time: UTC +10).