The last council EMDS meeting agreed to proceed with prizes and travel grants as follows:

  • EMDS young investigator award 1000 €
  • 3 poster prizes and 2 presentation prizes for PhD students (200€ each)
  • 3 travel awards (600€ each)

Applications for travel awards should be sent directly to the EMDS president (
For more information please also check directly the EMDS home page where all the information about awards and grants can be found

SIICA -Travel Grants
In order to support the participation of SIICA young members, SIICA offers 2 grants to cover travel, accomodation expenses and/or the registration fee up to a maximum of 350,00 Euros. The grants will be assigned based on the quality of the submitted abstract to the meeting.
The travel grants will be awarded to young SIICA members submitting an abstract according to the following requirements:
- Being a SIICA member under 35 years of age
- Not holding a permanent job position.

The application must be sent by e-mail to with subject heading "Application to SIICA -Travel Grants– EMDS CONFERENCE- NAME OF CANDIDATE" by July 15th.
The email should contain in attachment the abstract (also sent to to be evaluated with the name of presenter underlined.
In the body of the email, candidates must provide the following information:
- the name of candidate
- the date of birth
- the place of job
- to declare not being employed in a permanent job position
- to be up to date with SIICA membership fees
The names of the grant winners will be announced during the event.
Grant holders will be asked to fill out a travel expense claim form and attach the original receipts to get the reimbursement.