Application for EMBL Australia short-term travel grant to EMBL: January - June 2019
Please note: these grants are for travel between 1 January and 30 June 2019.
(Travel grants for the EMBL PhD Symposium are a separate travel grant and applications will be opening in June 2019.)

EMBL Australia is offering grants of up to $2000 to exemplary Australian students wishing to visit EMBL facilities in Europe. To qualify, you simply need to be enrolled in a PhD course in the life sciences at an Australian university. Further terms are available on our website.

With an EMBL Australia travel grant, you could take a short course, attend a conference or work alongside some of the world’s best young researchers at EMBL’s six facilities: in Heidelberg and Hamburg in Germany; Grenoble in France; Hinxton in Cambridgeshire, England; Monterotondo in Rome, Italy; or Barcelona, Spain.

EMBL offers short courses on a range of topics, including next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics. For a full list of upcoming events, visit: www.embl.de/training/events.

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Institution name: *
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Are you a full-time student? *
Please note that there may be tax implications for part-time students.
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Candidature
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Has your candidature been confirmed? *
Are you on leave of absence, i.e. taking a period of non-enrolment from your candidature at the time of travel? *
Briefly describe your PhD research. *
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Primary supervisor: *
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Primary supervisor's email address. *
Please ensure your supervisor has sent a letter of support for this application to EMBL Australia via student.admin@emblaustralia.org by 31 October 2018.
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Education and academic achievements
Undergraduate degree and institution: *
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Please list any awards, prizes or scholarships relevant to this application: *
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Please list any relevant memberships or conferences/courses undertaken: *
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Do you have any extra-curricular interests?
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Travel details
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Do you plan to use this trip to visit other institutes or conferences while overseas?
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Budget details
Please note that a report including details of your final budget, with receipts or other evidence as required, will need to be submitted to EMBL Australia within six weeks of your return.
Total estimated cost: *
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Total funds already obtained:
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Motivation statement
Why do you want to visit EMBL? What scientific benefits and outcomes do you hope to achieve? (Limit 400 words) *
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Applicant's signature:
By signing this application, I certify that the details given in the application are correct and agree to abide by the decision of the EMBL Australia PhD Travel Grant selection panel.

I consent to EMBL Australia collecting the personal information in this form for the purposes of evaluating my application. I am aware that the personal information in this form may be disclosed to EMBL Australia staff members, for the purpose of considering my application, and contacting me where appropriate about my application. I am aware that some information I provide in this form may be disclosed to third parties to enable EMBL Australia to verify my details and conduct referee checks.

I acknowledge that I will be required to submit a travel report, including details of my final budget and evidence as requested, within six weeks of my return date.

(Please note: typing your name in the box below will count as your electronic signature.)

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