The Scand-LAS Scholarship is to support Scand-LAS members´ participation to the Scand-LAS Annual Meeting.
Scand-LAS scholarship are not allocated in years when the FELASA congress is arranged (but then it is possible to apply for CPD Grant).
Terms of support for Scand-LAS Scholarship
Only Scand-LAS members that have been a member for at least one year can apply. The scholarship are open for Animal Technicians, Biomedical Laboratory Technicians, Postgraduate students/PhD students as well as junior scientists (< 5 years since PhD graduation) as well as in extraordinary circumstances other non-scientific personnel, who have difficulties in getting funding from other sources.
Postgraduate/PhD students, junior scientists and the non-scientific personnel specified above will have to submit an abstract for poster or oral presentation in order to be eligible to scholarship.
Technicians are encouraged to submit an abstract for poster or oral presentation. This will strengthen the possibility to receive funding.
Only complete applications are considered (see “Application procedure” below).
The scholarship is reimbursed after the meeting to those who have been granted scholarship.
To be refunded, the stipend holder must present original receipts and a short travel report no later than three (3) months after the activity has been completed. The report should include what has been achieved during the meeting. Evaluation of the meeting will be separate.
The application must include
- The completed application form, including the full CV and motivation for attending the annual meeting
- A Letter of recommendation (must be signed)
- Abstract for poster or oral presentation (optional for technicians, obligatory for others, see “Terms of support”). See also guidelines for abstract submission below.
The application must be in English. Those of you that hesitate to write in English, please ask your supervisor or any from the Scand-LAS board for assistance.
Only complete applications will be considered. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
The application with attachments should be submitted as one single pdf file by e-mail to: Scholarships@scandlas.org no later than 1st February.