¥50,000 is ¥50,000! Applications for travel fellowships from the Kato Memorial Bioscience Foundation for the Fifth International Volvox Meeting are due tomorrow. These fellowships are to help non-Japanese students and postdocs travel to Tokyo for the meeting. ¥50,000 is around $500, a pretty good return for an easy application. Answer a few questions, send an email, and your trip could be $500 cheaper:
Applicants are required to submit a pdf file of the completed application form (download here) to Volvox2019 Office (E-mail: volvox2019 (at) gmail.com)
The Royal Society of Biology deadline is also coming up soon (March 1).
Here’s the full list of travel fellowships available to students and postdocs, with their deadlines:
Kato Memorial Bioscience Foundation – February 20 (not available to Japanese researchers)
Royal Society of Biology – March 1
British Phycological Society Student Bursary – May 1 (must be a BPS member for three months before applying)
International Phycological Society Paul C. Silva Student Grants– May 30