Nature Travel Grant Scheme: Inviting journalists and Media Organisations from around the World

Deadline: 29 April 2018

Venue : Toulouse,France

Applications are now open for the Nature Travel Grant Scheme in order to offer journalists and members of media organisations from around the world the opportunity to attend ESOF for free.

The grant offers complimentary registration as well as help covering travel and accommodation costs.

Nature Research has supported ESOF since its very first meeting in 2004. Similar to the 2012, 2014 and 2016 editions, Springer Nature is funding the Nature Travel Grant Scheme for journalists to attend ESOF 2018 with the aim of increasing the impact of ESOF.

Funding Information

  • In addition to free registration, the Nature Travel Grant Scheme offers a lump sum of £400 for journalists based in Europe and £800 for journalists based outside of Europe, to help cover the costs of travel and accommodation to attend ESOF 2018.
  • Note: Limited university accommodation (rooms and studios) is available for booking, on a first come, first served basis.

Eligibility Criteria

  • All journalists irrespective of their gender, age, nationality, place of residence and media type (paper, radio, TV, web) are welcome to apply.
  • Media accreditation will be required.

How to Apply


To submit an application sign into the EuroScience Conference and Membership Platform (ESCMP) and click on “Apply for a Grant”. Follow the application procedure.

On submitting the application form for travel grants, you agree to the full acceptance of the rules and to the decision taken by the Selection Committee.

The deadline for submitting an application is Sunday 29 April 2018, 12:00 pm CET

Note: An email of decision will be sent in Tuesday 29 May 2018 to all candidates stating whether or not their application has been selected.

For more information, please visit Nature Travel Grant Scheme.


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