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WhiteSci Travel Awards open!

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Travel bursaries are available for researchers in life sciences.Flying WOO

Apply now
, if you plan to attend a scientific conference, meeting, course, or overseas lab visit before February 2014.

Whitehead Scientific will be awarding 8 Travel Awards of R5,000 each, supporting researchers from institutions all around South Africa!

Closing date
: 23 July 2013

Who can apply?
Full time post graduate students, registered for an MSc or PhD
Post-docs with less than 2 years post-doc experience
Resident in South Africa
Students must be studying in the fields of molecular or cell biology

How to apply


  • Download the WhiteSci Travel Awards application form, here
  • Application forms must be completed by Student and Supervisor
  • Send your completed form to Lauren de Swardt (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) before the closing date (23 July 2013)
  • Every applicant will receive an email to confirm the receipt of their application

Closing date:

  • 23 July 2013

Announcement of winners:

  • Travel Award winners will be announced approximately 2-3 weeks after the closing date
  • All applicants will be personally notified via email on the success of their application, thereafter winners will be announced publicly
  • Award winners need to be registered for the conference they wish to attend and flights confirmed before the travelling bursary will be awarded

Download your WhiteSci Travel Award application form now!

Supporting the future of scientific research in South Africa.

Please contact
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information or with your completed application form.

Kind Regards,

The WhiteSci Travel Awards Team

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