Early-career Members Network

The Early-career Members Network of the Metabolomics Society
Travel Grant 2020: Award Scheme

Deadline Extended to February 9, 2020!

The Early-career Members Network of the Metabolomics Society Travel Grant aims at providing support to Early-Career scientists* to attend and actively participate in national and international events related to the metabolomics field that will promote their professional development.

Eligible applicants must be:

  • A member of the Metabolomics Society; and
  • Within 5 years of obtaining their highest degree.

Up to 4 travel awards for (i) graduate students (master or PhD students) and (ii) post-doctoral researchers will cover travel and accommodation costs and conference fees up to $500. Applicants must be presenting their own metabolomics research and be willing to promote the Metabolomics Society at the event through the use of logos and acknowledgements. Applications will be reviewed by the Early-career Members Network Committee following a pre-established scoring system and the application deadline is February 9 2020, 12 pm UTC. All entries must be received before the stated deadline in order to be considered. To apply please download the travel award application form. The application form will be accompanied by a short CV of the applicant (1 page), and a letter of support from the supervisor. By signing this form you agree to the terms and conditions. Send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include the following line in your email subject: “Application: EMN TRAVEL AWARD 2020”. All documents should be submitted in one single pdf file.

Decisions will be communicated to all applicants over email by April 1st 2020, and winners will be announced on the Metabolomics Society website and social media platforms and in the MetaboNews newsletter. Travel awards will be valid for 12 months from the date of announcement. Selected abstracts and conference reports will be published in MetaboNews and/or on the Metabolomics Society website.

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*All members of the Metabolomics Society that are graduate students (Masters or PhD) or within 5-years post PhD while being in a training position (e.g. post-doc) are considered Early-Career scientists. In certain cases where someone if beyond the 5-year post-PhD limit, exceptions can be made if time off was taken for personal reasons (e.g. family, career break). Any applicants with 5-years full-time work experience (or equivalent) after obtaining their PhD shall not be considered an Early Career scientist.