Three groups are eligible for support:
GROUP 1: Participants attending the conference for training purposes, who are
at the time of attendance in the first 4 years of their research activities (since
gaining a university degree giving access to doctoral studies in the country in
which the degree was obtained) and have not yet obtained a doctoral degree.
GROUP 2: Participants attending the conference for training purposes, who
have at the time of attendance at least 4 years and less than 10 years of
research experience (since gaining a university degree giving access to doctoral
studies in the country in which the degree was obtained) and have or have not
yet obtained a doctoral degree.
GROUP 3: Participants attending the conference for contact purposes, having
at the time of attendance more than 10 years of research experience. In this
group, the participant must be a citizen of a European Union member or
Associated state and be active in research outside the Member State and
Associated States at the time of the conference.
European State Members: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark,
Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia,
Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden,
The Netherlands, United Kingdom.
Associated States: Bulgaria, Croatia, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Norway, Romania,
Switzerland and Turkey.
The following flow chart may be of
assistance in determining whether you are eligible for
support within this Marie Curie Conference and Training
Applications for a MC scholarship will only be considered if
they are accompanied by a preregistration to the conference.
1. Fill in the online
preregistration form, including the questions regarding the application for a scholarship
and the abstract information.
2. Send the following documents to the
ECDO secretariat only by e-mail:
Your abstract as a text file (Lastname.doc or
Curriculum Vitae, clearly
stating your personal details (including nationality) and an overview of your educational and professional career (with dates!).
A letter of motivation to attend the conference
A list of publications (can be
included in the CV file)
For Group 1: a
(signed) supporting letter from the head of the department/lab.
The deadline for scholarship
application is May 31, 2006. Participants who applied for a scholarship will be notified
by July 15 at the latest.