Travel Grants

Travel Grants for Immunologists from Developing Countries

The application deadline for all travel grants has passed. If you have applied for BioLegend, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and ICI-AAI travel grants you will be notified of the decision before the end of April 2016. For all other society travel grants please contact the societies directly.

ICI-AAI Travel Grants for Immunologists from Developing Countries

The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) is pleased to offer twenty US$2,000 travel grants to immunologists from developing countries to assist them in attending the 16th International Congress of Immunology (ICI 2016) to be held 21 – 26 August 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

BioLegend Travel Grants

A BioLegend-IUIS symposium:

“Global Immunology Challenges for Young Investigators”

A Symposium organized by the IUIS Education committee with the generous support of BioLegend. Four top young immunologists from developing countries will be selected to present their data in this symposium on global immunology and will receive a travel award worth US$2,500 from BioLegend. Additional trainees will also be invited to present short talks on their work in this symposium and a general discussion will follow. Candidates will be selected from those applying for travel awards to the ICI 2016 Congress and on the excellence of the submitted abstracts and relevance to global immunological issues. 

BioLegend

BioLegend develops and manufactures world-class reagents at an outstanding value. We are committed to giving back to the scientific research community via sponsorships of societies and meetings world-wide. We are proud to sponsor BioLegend-IUIS symposium: Global Immunology Challenges for Young Investigators

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Travel Grants

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) is pleased to announce that they will award 15 travel grants at US$1,833 to immunologists from developing countries to assist them in attending ICI 2016.

 BMGF_BoxLogo_red_300dpi_resizednew

Application Deadline: Closed
To apply for this award you must have submitted an abstract or late breaking abstract.

For eligibility criteria please click here

Applications received after 14 March 2016 will not be accepted.
Please note: it is no longer possible to log into your travel grant application account. Applicants will be notified via email before the end of April if their travel grant application has been successful or not.

Should you have any queries please contact ici2016travelawards@arinex.com.au.   


Other Society Travel Grants

Please see below further details on other travel grants on offer for ICI 2016. The application closing dates and eligibility criteria varies for each grant, so please see below and visit the websites for further information.

American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Travel Grants

AAI_logo_5@72The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) is pleased to offer up to 400 travel grants to AAI members to attend ICI 2016. Recipients will be reimbursed up to US$2,500 for their travel expenses to the meeting. All awards will be for reimbursement only. Requests for in-kind payments cannot be accommodated.

Application Deadline: Closed
To apply for this award you must have submitted an abstract or late breaking abstract.

To apply and for complete information including eligibility criteria, please visit the AAI website.

Please see the below photos of the ICI Local Organising Committee President addressing the AAI and receiving the awards from Michele Hogan, Executive Director of AAI:

ICI Local Organising Committee President addressing the AAI Receiving the awards from Michele Hogan, Executive Director of AAI 

ICI-FIMSA Travel Grants for Participants from Asia-Pacific Countries

FIMSAThe Federation of Immunological Societies of Asia-Oceania (FIMSA) is pleased to offer ten US$1,000 travel awards to immunologists from FIMSA member countries to assist them in attending the 16th International Congress of Immunology (ICI2016), to be held August 21-26, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. 

Application Deadline: Closed
To apply for this award you must have submitted an abstract or late breaking abstract.

For eligibility criteria please click here

For the application form please click here

For more information please contact Professor Yousuke Takahama via email: takahama@genome.tokushima-u.ac.jp

European Federation of Immunological Societies / European Journal of Immunology Travel Grants

EFISThe European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS), in conjunction with European Journal of Immunology (EJI) will award up to 50 travel grants at the value of EURO 1.500 each to PhD-students and young post-docs under 35 years of age requesting financial support to attend ICI 2016.

Application Deadline: Closed
To apply for this award you must have submitted an abstract or late breaking abstract.

To apply and for complete information including eligibility criteria, please visit the EFIS website.

Successful applicants of EFIS/EJI travel grants will be notified by 15 April 2016 of their awards so that they may take advantage of early registration fee rates.

The Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI) Travel Grants

ASI-logoThe ASI announced that it will give out more than A$100,000 in travel and early-bird registration bursaries for postgraduate students and early career researchers to attend ICI 2016.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Postgraduate students who have paid their 2016 ASI annual membership fee by 15 March 2016.
  • Early postdocs (up to 3 years post completion of PhD) who have been full or student members (not interim) of ASI in 2015 and have paid their 2016 ASI annual membership fee by 15 March 2016. If 2016 is the first year as postdoc in Australia/NZ then membership in 2016 paid by 15 March is sufficient.

Application Deadline: Closed
To apply for this award you must have submitted an abstract or late breaking abstract.

Successful applicants will be notified on 6 May 2016.

The British Society for Immunology (BSI) Travel Grants

BSI 60th Logo_stage 2The BSI is delighted to offer travel awards worth up to £1000 to BSI members to attend ICI 2016.

Application Deadline: Closed
To apply for this award you must have submitted an abstract or late breaking abstract.

To apply and for complete information including eligibility criteria, please visit the BSI website. All notifications will be sent out Mid-April.

 

Additional grants may be available through your local society. Act quick! Contact your local society before the abstract submission deadline to request more information!