APDBN Travel Awards Program

Fellowships awarded to participants from Asia-Pacific region will be made available from the Asia-Pacific Developmental Biology Network (APDBN).  For details of this program, please check the APDBN website. http://www.apdbn.org/travelawards/index.html
Inquiries should be sent directly to APDBN.

BDR Travel Fellowship

The BDR will offer a limited number of travel fellowships to young researchers from overseas. We hope this system will encourage as many young scientists as possible to attend the symposium.

- Eligibility
1. Researchers who are affiliated to overseas organizations as either graduate students or postdocs (non-PI scientists), regardless of nationality or age.
2. Applicants who wish to make a presentation at the BDR Symposium.
3. Applicants who will join all sessions at the BDR Symposium.

- Subsidies
Subsidies for the following items, up to the maximum allowable amount, may be provided following a screening of the applicant by the symposium organizers and on the condition that no additional subsidies are provided from other organizations, domestic or overseas.

1. Overseas flight expenses
Maximum of up to following amount;
- North America, Europe: Up to 100,000 JPY
- Oceania: Up to 70,000 JPY
- South Asia: Up to 60,000 JPY
- Asia(other than South Asia): Up to 30,000 JPY
- Others: to be negotiated
BDR Travel Fellowship awardees must arrange their flight tickets following the rules of RIKEN. All the applicants must read detailed reimbursement guidelines below and agree with all the rules before applying for the fellowship.
Note: RIKEN cannot make full reimbursement of airfare if you stay before and/or after the symposium for your private reasons.

Guideline for Reimbursement of Travel Expenses

2. Accommodation expenses (for the period of the symposium up to 4 nights)
Maximum of up to 20,000 JPY (@5,000JPY per night).

- Application Process
Application is CLOSED.

- Notice of Acceptance
Notification regarding the result of fellowship acceptance will be sent by e-mail in January 2019.

- Notice
Registration to the symposium must be made seperately from BDR Travel Fellowship application. In the result that you will not receive the fellowship, your registration to the symposium can be cancelled. For registration, see here.