UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis

The International Society for Subterranean Biology (ISSB-SIBIOS) announces that it will fund five travel fellowships at 500 Euros each to support students and young scientists from outside the U.S. in order to attend and present their research results at the 2016 International Conference on Subterranean Biology (ICSB) in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA. Conference details are available at the conference website: http://www.speleobiology.com/icsb2016/.

Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate students and young scientists who earned their Ph.D. degrees in 2012 or later, and are working at an institution outside the United States.

Application: The application deadline is midnight, GMT, 29 February 2016. Submit via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with “Travel Fellowship Application” on the subject line, the following material.

  • An updated CV.
  • Title and abstract of the presentation (follow instructions on abstract preparation on the conference website).

Application Review: All applications will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee of the 2016 ICSB. Selection criteria will include scientific quality, funding situation at home institution and balanced geographic representation. Successful applicants will be notified individually and announced on the 2016 ICSB website by 15 March 2016.