The ESIS ExCo has agreed that ESIS will support the active participation of scientists to ECF23 Conference by waiving the Conference fee for at least 40 delegates who require financial assistance to attend. Preference will be given preferably for research students or to have not obtained a PhD degree prior to June 2017.
Consideration will also be given to retirees without travel funds.
The ECF23 conference and Summer School fee will be paid by ESIS for those scientists who are awarded support.
Also, an additional support of up to 200€ will be considered.
Organization & Time schedule
All applications must be received by the ESIS Secretary by 31st March 2020.
The selection of scientists who will receive support will be made by a sub-committee consisting of Aleksandar Sedmak, Valery Shylannikov and Per Ståhle, acting on behalf of the ESIS ExCo.
The sub-committee will announce its decision by 10th April 2020. The decision will be communicated to all applicants by the ESIS Secretary by that date.
Conditions for eligibility for the ESIS support
The conditions of eligibility for ESIS support are:
. i) to work in a low-income country (ranked according to average country income);
. ii) to be preferably a research students or to have not obtained a PhD degree prior to June 2017 (applications by older scientists will be considered)
. iii) to submit a Procedia Strctural Integrity manuscript to ECF23 by 31st March 2020
. iv) to be the presenting author of the paper or poster at the ECF23 Conference.
Applications, to be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, must contain:
- Signed declaration of citizenship and current affiliation;
- Abstract submitted to the ECF23 conference.
The selection of the candidates will be made by the sub-committee after ranking according to: (i) eligibility conditions, (ii) the quality of the submitted works.
Selected scientists must substantiate fulfilment of conditions of eligibility (i) and (ii) by a letter issued and signed by his/her employer and sent to the ESIS secretary by 31st March 2020.