ELIGIBILITYYou are eligible to the ICOM Young Members Travel Grants if:- you are 35 years old or younger- you are a UMAC individual member- you have paid ICOM membership fees for the past 3 years (2015-2017) or I am a new ICOM member and I have paid ICOM membership fees for 2017 and 2018- you have not received a ICOM or UMAC travel grant for the past 3 years (2015-2017)
SELECTION CRITERIAAll awards are made through a competitive process, and are based on demonstrated financial need and merit.Preference will be given to candidates from countries belonging to Categories 4, 3 and 2 (see here which countries: http://icom.museum/fileadmin/user_upload/pdf/Membership/Categories_eng.pdf)
USE OF GRANTThe grant will cover the expenses of your economy class airline ticket as well as your accommodation (single room with breakfast included) and conference fees (if applicable). Additional expenses related to room upgrade, special travel itinerary, visa fees, health insurance, transportation on the ground and meals will not be covered.Grant recipients may be asked to assist the conference organisers during the conference; information on specific expectations will be communicated after the selection process is complete.The support of ICOM and UMAC should be acknowledged in the presentation.
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED (to be sent separately to UMAC Secretary: firstname.lastname@example.org)- Current Curriculum Vitae, indicating training, work experience, publications, as well as current work responsibilities within your institution (max. 2 pages)- Copy of your passport, including required travel visas, if applicable- 500 word motivation letter for attending the annual conference, justifying the need and how attendance will benefit your career goals- Letter of support from the Chair of your National Committee- Letter of support from your PhD supervisor (if applicable)
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Any questions?Please write Barbara Rothermel, UMAC Vice-President: email@example.com