GRANTS TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL RESEARCH (SPR) Berlin (Germany), 21-24 October, 2009
DEADLINE FOR GRANT APPLICATION: MAY 1
AIM OF THE GRANTS:
The aim of the SPR travel grant program is to help psychophysiologists from developing countries in Latin America, Asia, and Eastern Europe become members of the SPR and participate actively in its annual meetings. The awards include a travel grant (up to $1,500 for Latin American grantees, $1,600 for Asian grantees, and $1,000 for East European grantees); free registration fee for the 2009 conference, and free SPR membership for 2009. A large number of grants are available, but applications are evaluated competitively based on merit, geographical distribution and other factors.
CONDITIONS OF APPLICATION:
(a) Applicants must submit an abstract for a poster, symposium, or panel discussion. Instructions and online submission information are available at the SPR web site: www.sprweb.org.
(b) The abstract must report research within the domain of human psychophysiology using physiological measures of central (e.g., EEG, MEG, ERP, fMRI etc.) or peripheral nervous system functions (e.g., somatic reflexes, autonomic activity, endocrine, immune functions etc.).
(c) Applicants must work in a research center or university located in Latin America, Asia (except Korea and Japan) or Eastern Europe.
(d) Applicants must either be a member of the SPR or have applied for membership.
(e) The grantees of last year are eligible to apply again although candidates who have not yet received an award have higher priority.
Candidates should send their grant application before MAY 1, 2009, via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (Asia & Eastern Europe) or email@example.com (Latin America). The following materials should be attached:
(a) A summary in English of their curriculum vitae which should include: publications and congresses/symposia/workshops/courses attended abroad indicating presentation type (oral or poster), year and grants received, and current position (student or non-student).
(c) A copy of membership application if not currently a member. (Although no payment is required, please indicate that you are applying for the SPR travel grant in the “Method of Payment” section of the SPR membership application form.)