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Apply for a Travel Grant

To support the participation of young researchers at the Bernstein Conference, the Bernstein Coordination Site (BCOS) offers 10 Travel Grants, each endowed with 500 €.

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Who can apply?

Students, PhD candidates and postdocs, who

  • are a member of the Bernstein Network for Computational Neuroscience* 
  • are the first author of an abstract submitted for the Bernstein Conference 2019

Applications must include:

  • abstract that was submitted for the Bernstein Conference 2019 including the list of authors and their affiliations
  • properly completed application form, which includes a statement of motivation, that can be downloaded here

In your statement of motivation, please elaborate on the importance of your participation in the Bernstein Conference and how it will be beneficial for your scientific career. Furthermore, please outline the impact your results will have for other attendees.

Only complete applications which reach the Bernstein Coordination Site in due time will be processed. 

Applications must be written in English and are to be sent as 1 PDF file (no larger than 2 MB) by e-mail to: 

Application deadline: June 21, 2019

(*) Everyone who is active in the area of Computational Neuroscience or in related fields can become a member of the Bernstein Network for Computational Neuroscience. Please visit the website of the Network for more information. Please note, you will receive your Bernstein Network membership number that is required for travel grant application via e-mail within 3 business days after the Bernstein Network has received your membership fees. Bernstein Network membership also implicates reduced registration fee for the Bernstein Conference as well as further advantages.

The membership application form can be downloaded here.