Fellowships

Guidelines for Fellowships

Three types of fellowships are available for graduate students and young scientists within 10 years of completion of their postgraduate degrees.

1) FAOBMB Travel Fellowship (for non-Thai applicants)

Two FAOBMB Travel fellowships are available for qualified young biochemists and molecular biologists from FAOBMB member countries to attend and present their research poster at the IUBMB Advanced School in Bangkok, Thailand during 17-20 June 2018.

Fellowship recipients will be able to participate in the school at NO COST. FAOBMB will provide travel support of up to 1,000 USD and the organisers will provide accommodation and exemption from payment of registration fee.

Applicants must meet the following requirements

  • be a member of a Constituent Society or Group within FAOBMB. (A certification of membership from the Secretary or other responsible officer of the Constituent Member society must be attached to the application);

List of the Constituent Societies or Groups and contact information are available on the FAOBMB website at: http://faobmb.com/about-faobmb/constituent-members/

  • be a PhD/MSc student, or a post-doctoral fellow/researcher/lecturer (within 10 years of completion of a postgraduate degree (graduated after 28 February 2008) at an institute in any FAOBMB member country.
  • Travel Fellowships will not be awarded to applicants who have previously received a FAOBMB Travel Fellowship.

Download application form 

Deadline for receipt of applications: 28 February 2018, Bangkok time (GMT +7). (closed)


2) General Fellowship (for non-Thai applicants)

Ten fellowships are available for qualified young biochemists and molecular biologists from countries that have Adhering or Associate Adhering Bodies of IUBMB to attend and present their research poster at the IUBMB Advanced School in Bangkok, Thailand during 17-20 June 2018.

Fellowship recipients will be provided with free accommodation and exempt from paying the registration fee.

Note: Fellowship recipients from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Malaysia will also have a chance to receive travel support from the BMB or Biochemistry society of their countries. (No additional application is needed.)

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Applicants must meet the following requirements

  • be a member of a Constituent Society or Group that is an Adhering or Associate Adhering Body of IUBMB (A certification of membership from the Secretary or other responsible officer of the Constituent Member society must be attached to the application);

List of Adhering or Associate Adhering Bodies of IUBMB is provided on the IUBMB webpage at https://iubmb.org/adhering-bodies-and-associate-adhering-bodies/

  • be a PhD/MSc student or a post-doctoral fellow/researcher/lecturer (within 10 years of completion of a postgraduate degree (graduated after 28 February 2008) at an institute in countries that are members of  IUBMB.

Download application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 28 February 2018, 9 March 2018, Bangkok time (GMT +7). (closed)


3) BMB Thailand Fellowship (for Thai participants)

Two fellowships are available for qualified young biochemists and molecular biologists in cancer field from Thailand to attend and present their research poster at the IUBMB Advanced School in Bangkok, Thailand during 17-20 June 2018.

Fellowship recipients will be provided with free accommodation and exempt from paying the registration fee.

Applicants must meet the following requirements

  • be a lifetime member of BMB Thailand under the Science Society of Thailand.
  • be a PhD/MSc student or a post-doctoral fellow/researcher/lecturer within 10 years of completion of a postgraduate degree (graduated after 28 February 2008).

Download application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 28 February 2018, 9 March 2018, Bangkok time (GMT +7). (closed)


How to apply

Submit all documents (completed application form together with all required supporting documents) in a single pdf file via email to:

Asst. Prof. Thaned Kangsamaksin

thaned.kan@mahidol.ac.th

  • Notification of the decision of the Awarding Committee will be sent to each applicant no later than 25 March 2018.
  • Note that fellowship applicants will be able to register with the Early Registration rate until 31 March 2018, Bangkok time (GMT +7).