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EASL Young Investigator Bursaries

EASL will support young scientists (under the age of 35 or still in training) who wish to attend the EASL Monothematic Conference in Luxembourg, with a bursary. Scientists with an excellent abstract accepted for presentation at the meeting will be considered for a travel grant.

Full Bursaries
Up to 50 bursaries of € 650 each will be attributed to the presenting author of the best scored abstracts. This bursary will be handed out in cash during the conference. In addition, the registration fees to conference will be waived.

Registration Bursaries
Up to 50 presenting authors of the remaining best accepted abstracts answering the same criteria as mentioned above will have their registration fees waived.

All bursary recipients will receive one year free membership to EASL.

Online application only!
Interested scientists should click the appropriate checkbox during the online abstract submission process. The name of the presenting author MUST match the name of the applicant.

The following supporting documents must be in English and are to be uploaded via the submission system as BMP, GIF, JPG or PDF files (size limit 1 MB) after abstract submission but not later than November 23, 2012.

  1. Proof of age: a clear copy of your ID, Passport or Drivers license indicating your date of birth
  2. Proof of trainee status: A letter signed by the head of department on the department’s letterhead confirming that you are a trainee


EASL will automatically decline all bursary requests that do not conform to the above terms.
Name changes of presenting authors (different than at the time of the abstract submission) will only be accepted until November 23, 2012.

All confirmed bursary recipients will automatically be registered to the conference.

If you have difficulties uploading the necessary proofs, please contact the Abstract Hotline: +41 61 686 77 22

Applications without supporting documents or arriving after November 23, 2012 will not be considered.

IMPORTANT NOTE: EASL will grant bursaries only to those presenting authors who will attest that they are not being sponsored or covered by any other source in order to attend the EASL Monothematic Conference Luxembourg “Systems Biology of the Liver: Systems Biology and Clinics Face à Face.”