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10-20-2008, 04:53 PM
Student members of ISB are eligible for the following competitive grants
awarded each year. In the year of the ISB Congress, a fourth category of
award will be available to assist students attend and present at the ISB
1) The Matching Dissertation Grant Program:
There will be several competitive grants of $US2500 made for doctoral
dissertation research. A condition is that the applicant will have a
commitment from her/his institution or another source to provide a further
matching $US2500 or equivalent. This program is applicable to those who
are doctoral candidates and are seeking assistance with costs of their
dissertation research.
2) The International Travel Grant Program:
In order to allow student members to travel abroad to experience science
in other cultures, the ISB offered several grants of $US2500 for travel
related to biomechanics research.
3) The International Affiliate Development Grant Program:
This grant of up to $US2500 is offered to student biomechanists from low
income or restricted currency countries to enable them to spend time in an
approved, established biomechanics laboratory or to attend a relevant,
approved training course.
4) The Congress Travel Grant Program:
This grant is offered to help reduce the travel expenses to attend the
XXII ISB Congress in Cape Town, South Africa in 2009 (
http://www.isb2009.org). The ISB offers several travel grants of up to
$US1000 to student members to assist in their travel to the Congress or to
pay the registration fee if they can travel and who will be presenting
their research results at the 2009 ISB Congress.
Application forms and further details are available from the ISB website (
www.isbweb.org). Applications are to be received by the end of November,
2008. Notification to applicants will be by February 1, 2009.
Grant enquiries to:
Prof. Peter Milburn
Griffith University
Gold Coast QLD 4222
Tel: +61 7 555 29334
Fax: +61 7 555 28674
Email: p.milburn@griffith.edu.au