‘María Elena Galiano grant’ and ‘ISA congress grant’ will be available for attending to the 22nd International Congress of Arachnology in Uruguay. In both cases grants include waived conference registration fees plus an additional financial support.
Candidates will be able to apply to both grants if they agree with grant requirements but only one of the two grants will be awarded for the candidate.
For applying to the grants candidates should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 9th November 2022, as follows:
1. Subject of the email with the name of the grant and the surname of the candidate (e.g. María Elena Galiano grant_ Aisenberg; ISA Congress grant_Gonnet)
2. In the text of the email the candidate should present herself-himself and describe the relevance of this conference regarding her-his work and provide a complete list of the costs for attending to the congress. The candidate should also include a description of the financial constraints the applicant has to attend the congress (salary, lack of grants, lack of support from the university, or other). The application mail and the annexes can be written in English, Spanish or Portuguese.
3. As attached files the candidate should include: reduced curriculum vitae (maximum 4 pages long), proof of student or Post-Doc status (in the case of ISA congress grant) or proof of student (in course or finished undergraduate or Master course up to one year before in the case of María Elena Galiano grant; Postdoctoral fellows are not considered), and the Abstract of the work pretended to present in the congress.
A commission composed by experts, strictly respecting gender equity in its representation, will evaluate the postulations.
María Elena Galiano grant for Latin American students in Arachnology
This grant is intended to generate a positive impact in the development of the research career of Latin American students, by supporting their attendance to the 22nd ICA Congress. Funds for this grant were obtained through donations from participants of the VI Congreso Latinoamericano de Aracnología, in Argentina.
Requirements: native citizen or naturalized citizen in a Latin American country, currently student (or having finished an undergraduate or Master’s course up to one year before 22nd ICA 2023), carrying an undergraduate or postgraduate project focused in arachnology (Post-Docs are not eligible for this grant).
Categories of María Elena Galiano grants
Two Total Grants: U$S250 to cover congress registration fee (for all winners the inscription fee will have an amount equal to the category ISA student) + 1000 -1250 American dollarsA minimum of four "Partial Grants": U$S250 to cover congress registration fee (for all winners the inscription fee will have an amount equal to the category ISA student)+ 250 American dollars
ISA Student Travel Grants
This grant is intended to generate a positive impact in the arachnological research career of students and Post-Docs, by supporting their attendance to the 22nd ICA Congress.
Requirements: being at the time of the postulation a university student (undergraduate, Msc, PhD student), or a Post-Doc with a research project focused in arachnology.
Category of ISA Congress grants
Exoneration of congress fee + 500 American dollars