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Posted on the May 19, 2014 under Travel Awards

Travel Awards OPEN – round 2

Need a travel bursary?

2014 Travel Awards Applications are open!Travel Awards round 2-01

Whitehead Scientific is offering travelling bursaries to researchers in life sciences.

Apply now, if you plan to attend a scientific conference, meeting, course, or overseas lab visit before February 2015.

Whitehead Scientific will be awarding 8 Travel Awards of R5,000 each, supporting students from institutions all around South Africa!

Closing date: 30 June 2014


Who can apply?

  • Full time post graduate students, registered for an MSc or PhD
  • Post-docs with less than 2 years post-doc experience
  • Resident in South Africa
  • Students must be studying in the field of life sciences

How to apply

  • Complete the online application form, here
  • Motivation letter from your Supervisor must be uploaded
  • Applications and motivation letters must submitted before the closing date (30 June 2014)
  • Every applicant will receive an email to confirm the receipt of their application

Closing date:

  • 30 June 2014

Announcement of winners:

  • Travel Award winners will be announced approximately 2-3 weeks after the closing date
  • All applicants will be personally notified via email on the success of their application, thereafter winners will be announced publicly
  • Award winners need to be registered for the conference they wish to attend and flights confirmed before the travelling bursary will be awarded

Apply for the WhiteSci Travel Award now!

Supporting the future of scientific research in South Africa.

Please contact Lauren de Swardt for further information or with your completed application form.

Kind Regards,
The WhiteSci Travel Awards Team