Travel Fellowships
Travel Fellowships
What are ASBMB-BSC Travel Fellowships?
The Biophysics Society of China (BSC) provides up to Travelling Fellowships of up to USD $500 exclusively for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers to attend this year ASBMB-BSC conference from countries outside China.

If you are a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow presenting a poster at this year ASBMB-BSC conferences and you need travel support funds to attend the conference please complete the application process as outlined below.

1. Are you interested?
Please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) before completing and submitting your application.

2. Are you eligible?
• We are open to applications from overseas graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
• Membership of ASBMB will be considered as a plus.

3. How to apply?
All the applicants need to register the conference and submit abstract online. To apply for the Travel Fellowship, the applicants need send the following documents to the conference scientific secretaries Ms Ting Yao (yaoting@moon.ibp.ac.cn) or Dr. Haihe Ruan (hhruan@ibp.ac.cn):
1. Letter of support from your Supervisor
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Abstract, for more information please look at the guidance for the abstract format
It is your responsibility to ensure that you meet the criteria required for the ASBMB-BSC Travelling Fellowship. Please submit your application at least 8 weeks before the conference (October 20th, 2019).
If you need assistance or have questions, please send an email to Ms Ting Yao (yaoting@moon.ibp.ac.cn)  or Dr. Haihe Ruan (hhruan@ibp.ac.cn)

4. Deadline dates & FAQs
Deadline date for applications: August 1st, 2019

FAQs:
Please submit your application in plenty of time as it can take up to 6 weeks to reach a decision from the deadline date.

1. If I am awarded a Travelling Fellowship, will I get the funding before my trip?
No, as we will need receipts such as flight tickets to reimburse you.

2. Do supporting letters have to be signed?
Yes, all supporting letters must be on letterhead with a signature, uploaded via the online application portal.

3. Can my Supervisor send you his/her letter directly?
No. Please submit the letter online.

4. Will I have an answer about the outcome of my application even if it is negative?
Yes, you will be notified about the outcome of your application once we reach a decision.

Due to limited funds we regret that it is generally not possible to fund all travel fellowship applicants to the above conference.