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Early Career Scientist bursaries are available to scientists who are either currently doing a postgraduate degree (MSc/PhD), or who have graduated with a postgraduate degree within the last 5 years. There are 12 bursaries available to the value of  €1,250. Closing date for applications is the 14thFebruary 2018. The bursary includes complimentary registration, 3 nights’ accommodation in the conference venue hotel on a single occupancy basis and up to €500 travel allowance.  Travel expenses will be reimbursed on receipt of a completed refund form (available from ihmc2018@advantagegroup.ie) which should be accompanied by valid receipts for travel to/from IHMC 2018.  Reimbursement will not be processed until after the 28th June 2018.

Step 1: Applicants need to submit their abstract through the Abstract Submission Portal

Step 2: Once the abstract has been submitted, applicants should complete the Early Career Bursary application and return it via email to ihmc2018@ucc.ie with the following information –

  • Name/contact details;
  • Abstract reference number and copy of abstract submitted;
  • 1 page Justification for Early Career Bursary;
  • 2 page CV;
  • Copy of Certificate showing date of BSc, MSc or PhD graduation.