Conference travel grants

Conference travel grants

The Danish Diabetes Academy offers a number of conference travel grants for PhD students and Post Doc fellows attending EASD (Lisbon), Keystone meetings and IDF (Abu Dhabi) in 2017 with an accepted abstract.

  1. Who can apply
  2. Prerequisites
  3. How to apply
  4. Expenses covered
  5. Reimbursement of travel expenses 

Who can apply 

PhD students and Post Docs funded by the Danish Diabetes Academy can apply for the conference travel grants. 


It is a prerequisite for receiving a conference travel grant that the applicant has submitted and received acceptance of an abstract for poster or oral presentation at the given conference. 

How to apply 

The application must be submitted via our online application form and has to include:

  1. Motivation letter including:
    • Name of conference and destination
    • Travel plan including estimated budget for all costs (flight ticket, hotel and registration)
    • Information about financial support for the conference from other sources (if any) 
  2. CV 
  3. Abstract to be presented
  4. Documentation of acceptance of abstract 

Application deadline: 1 August 2017 (at midnight)

Expenses covered

For meetings outside Europe expenses up to DKK 10.000,- will be covered.
For meetings in Europe up to DKK 7.500,- will be covered.

The grants will cover flight ticket (economy class), hotel and registration to the conference.

Reimbursement of travel expenses 

The payout of the grant can only be made as refund of the actual costs of the travel expenses according to accounting rules under the Danish State and Region of Southern Denmark. 

To get your travel expenses reimbursed you need to fill in our online compensation form at the latest 3 weeks after the given conference. Please attach the travel grant letter along with your receipts.