Travel Award for International Skills and Knowledge Exchange

Biochemical Society


Grant amount: Up to £2,000

Next deadline: Nov 1, 2018

Later deadlines: Jan 1, 2019, Mar 1, 2019, May 1, 2019, Jun 1, 2019, Jul 1, 2019, Sep 1, 2019

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Training / Capacity Building, Fellowship

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

What’s on offer?

These grants are available to support research capacity building in developing parts of the world e.g. Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

The grants will support either a visitor from a developing country to a host laboratory in a non-developing country in order to learn methods. Alternatively, the grants will support a person based in a non-developing country visiting a developing country to assist with the set up of research. The Travel Award for International Skills and Knowledge Exchange should last between two and four weeks.

How much is available?

Up to £2,000 per grant. However applications are invited for smaller amounts of funding

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • What are the criteria for eligibility?
    • Either the applicant or the person hosting the Travel Award for International Skills and Knowledge Exchange must have been a member of the Biochemical Society for over 12 months on the closing date of the round that they apply to.
    • The member applying for the grant must not have received a Travel Award for International Skills and Knowledge Exchange or general travel grant from the Biochemical Society within the previous two years on the closing date of the round that they apply to.
    • There must be an element of teaching during the Travel Award for International Skills and Knowledge Exchange, for example, giving research seminars.
      • Successful applicants will show detailed plans for the dissemination of the knowledge transferred, detailing how the knowledge will be transferred beyond the fellow or host lab to improve research in the developing country. 

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Either the applicant or the person hosting the Travel Award for International Skills and Knowledge Exchange must have been a member of the Biochemical Society for over 12 months on the closing date of the round that they apply to.

Ineligibility:

  • The grant is not intended to support collaborative visits.