For the upcoming IGU Thematic Conference which will be held in September 11-15, 2017 in Bucharest and Tulcea, the International Geographical Union will provide grants for outstanding young researches.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION. The grants will be given to junior researches, including Ph.D. Students covering travel expenses, accommodation and registration fee in a maximum amount of 700 USD.

APPLICATIONS CRITERIA. An applicant’s proposal should include the following documents:

  • Copy of valid passport or identity card
  • Short CV (maximum 2 pages), including a list of papers related to the Conference themes
  • Abstract to be submitted to one of the four IGU Commissions: Land Use/Cover Change, Local and Regional Development, Biogeography and Biodiversity, Health and the Environment.

The main criteria of selection used by each IGU Commission in evaluating applications is the intrinsic scientific merit of each applicant’s contribution to the IGU Thematic Conference.

Applications must be submitted to the IGU Thematic Conference e-mail address until June 20th 2017.

NOTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE. The selection of candidates will be carried out by a Commission appointed by the Organizing Committee. Notifications will be made prior to applications evaluation and acceptance, no later than July 10th 2017.


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Call for Grants IGUTC 2017


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