International BioIron Society

Apply for the BIOIRON Training Award!

The international BioIron Society offers training awards to provide an opportunity for talented early career researchers to undertake laboratory-based research for any length of time up to 6 months within a host institution abroad.

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Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should be at an early stage in their research career and no more than 6 years beyond the completion of their PhD
  • Applicants must be members of the BIOIRON society

The Award Includes

  • Travel and accommodation expenses commensurate with the proposed length of stay, and up to €5000, subject to justification
  • Waiver of registration fees for the BioIron Meeting following completion of their training period.

Application Process

  • Applications are considered twice a year. The next deadline for submission of applications is March 30, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.
  • Please send completed applications to by March 30, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.
  • Applicants must complete the application form providing detailed justification for:
    • Why their chosen research cannot be completed within their current institution
    • How this award will advance their research
  • Applicants must also provide separate supporting letters from their current and prospective supervisors
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcome of the application within 1 month of the submission deadline, and awards may be taken up 1 – 6 months after receipt of offer letter

Award Conditions

  • Awardees must submit a written report, 2-3 pages long (Arial 12, single space) detailing the outcomes of their research within 1 month of the end of the award
  • Awardees must acknowledge BioIron Society in published material ensuing from the work supported by the award
  • Awardees are expected to give an oral presentation detailing the outcomes of their work at the BioIron meeting following the completion of their award

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posted: November 20, 2019