Travel scholarship

Klaas Breur Travel Grant

The Dutch Radiation Society for Radiobiology (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Radiobiologie, NVRB) has every year some travel grants available from the Klaas Breur Fund. Young investigators, PhD students or Postdocs who are employed at a Dutch College, University or Research Institute and also member of the NVRB can apply for a travel grant of €500 for a European congress or €750 for a congress outside Europe. Applications have to be related to scientific meetings with a clear focus on mechanistic effects of ionising radiation cq Radiobiology. These applications can be submitted throughout the year. The NVRB board members will judge the applications. Important criteria are scientific originality of the research and quality of the submitted abstract. Members are allowed to apply for travel grant twice.

Prof. Dr. Klaas Breur

Prof. Dr. Klaas Breur

Expected from the candidate

  • Send an extended abstract (~ 2 A4’s), name of the congress, together with a short c.v. with corresponding address and bank account numbers (IBAN etc), some months before the deadline of the congress to the secretariat of the NVRB.
  • The applicant will be requested to give an oral presentation at the yearly NVRB scientific symposium. The presentation will be part of the selection procedure. In very special occasions the NVRB will request for an oral presentation after the congress meeting for which the grant is requested.

If the grant is awarded

  • Acknowledgements of the NVRB is appreciated: “supported by the Dutch Society of Radiation Biology” and/or the NVRB logo under the abstract / poster / acknowledgements in the PowerPoint presentation. The travel grant has to be used for the congress for which it is applied for.