Student Opportunity: Travel Grants for PhD students

Train at one of EMBL’s five European facilities, go to a conference or take a short course.

EMBL Australia is passionate about supporting young scientists through their training and into a research career.

This year EMBL Australia will sponsor seven of the best PhD students in Australia to train at the prestigious European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

With an EMBL Australia PhD 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 five facilities: in Heidelberg and Hamburg in Germany; Grenoble in France; Hinxton in Cambridgeshire, England; or Monterotondo in Rome, Italy.

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

Grant value: You can apply for financial support of up to $3,000 for a short visit of up to six weeks.

Closing date: Applications close on 14 April 2017 (for the travel period 1 July to 31 December 2017).

Use this form to apply.

The travel grants are open to students in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, informatics, engineering and molecular medicine who are currently enrolled in a PhD program at any Australian university and have not yet submitted a thesis.

For more information, see:


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