We provide travel grants to postdoctoral researchers, enabling them to present their research at international conferences relevant to desertification. This support allows them to present their research findings, engage with peers, and contribute to global scientific discourse.​ We are pleased to offer a grant of up to $600 USD for postdocs presenting a lecture at an international conference, and a grant of up to $300 USD for postdocs presenting a poster

In order to apply for the BCSC Travel Grant, the following qualifications must be met:

1.pngApplicants whose postdoctoral position is for less than one year are not eligible to apply.
2.pngThe grant can only be awarded during the first two years of the postdoc's position. Postdocs can receive up to two travel grants during their two-year position but only one per academic year. 
3.pngThe postdoc applicant must return to the BIDR directly after the conference. 
4.pngThe presentation must be on work that was carried out at the BIDR. 
5.pngThe postdoc applicant must be the first author of the abstract that will be presented, and must also be the presenter. 
6.pngThe affiliation, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, must be appropriately acknowledged.​​

The application should be received before the date of the conference and according to the following deadlines: June 6, 2024​

accept.jpgThe Application Form for Postdoc Travel Grant >>​​