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Posted on the November 7, 2019 under Featured, Travel Awards

Travel Awards Open 2020 – APPLY NOW!

Whitehead Scientific Travel Awards are open! Travel bursaries are available for researchers in life sciences.

Apply now, if you plan to attend a scientific conference, meeting, course, or overseas lab visit before end June 2020.

Whitehead Scientific will be awarding 10 Travel Awards of R7,500 each, supporting students from institutions all around South Africa!

Closing date: 20 February 2020

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Who can apply?
• Full time post graduate students, registered for an MSc or PhD
• Post-docs with less than 2 years post-doc experience
• Applicants must reside 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 with your application
• Applications and motivation letters must submitted before the closing date (20 February 2020)
• Every applicant will receive an email to confirm the receipt of their application within a few days after applying (note that this is not an automated email)
• Applicants may be requested to provide a certified copy of their ID

Closing date:
20 February 2020

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
• Travel Awards will be paid upon the receipt of proof of registration for the conference and flights confirmed

For enquiries:
Lauren de Swardt
Whitehead Scientific Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: + 27 21 944 6460

Apply for the WhiteSci Travel Award now!
Supporting the future of scientific research in South Africa.