The EBSA Executive Committee ( has offered to support 10 bursaries for PhD student and postdoctoral fellows who wish to attend the meeting.

Applicants are asked to carefully read the following notes before filling out the application form (download form) and submit their application (see below) by no later than 19 April, 2024 by email to:

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  • Eligible applicants are PhD students registered in the EU area and Postdoctoral fellows working in the EU area. For the purpose of this application, EU area includes EU member states, EU associated states, countries of the former Soviet Union, Israel, Egypt. Visits must be to an EBSA Member country that is not the home or base country of the applicant.
  • Previous recipients of EBSA bursaries are eligible for new awards, but not within 24 months of the end of the previous award and not if they have failed to submit a report of the previous visit.
  • The bursary is to be used to cover the cost of registration.
  • Payment will be carried out in a single payment, by the organizers, as close to the time of the event as possible.
  • The awarding of bursaries will be decided by the Event* Awards Committee, within the financial framework provided by the EBSA Executive Committee.
  • Applications must be received at least 2 months prior to start of the event with a deadline of 30th March 2024. Applications that come in later will not be considered.
  • The Awards Committee will have the final say for decisions concerning eligibility, scientific merit of the application and the level of support. The Awards Committee may ask the applicants to provide supplementary clarifications or to modify the proposals. In case of a dispute about procedure, the EBSA Executive Committee will have the final decision.
  • All recipients of an EBSA Bursary are required to submit a brief report (1 page maximum) describing the achievements during the visit. The report must be received by the ESAB 2024 European South Atlantic Biophysics Congress Awards Committee within 1 month of the end of the award. All correspondence will be carried out by email, in English.
Required documents for application:
  • Application form completed.
  • A statement describing whether you will submit an abstract (oral, poster presentation). Include abstract.
  • A statement by your supervisor* in the base laboratory in support of the visit (no more than one A4 page).
  • A statement by your supervisor* indicating that you have adequate language skills to benefit from the working language of the course or meeting. Include copies of language proficiency certificates, if appropriate.
  • A statement saying that you have not received previous EBSA support.
  • Your Curriculum Vitae, including list of publications (no more than two A4 pages).