These grants are for FOSTREN members based in an Inclusiveness Target Country or Near Neighbour Country who are participating in a high-level conference.
Each grantee can receive up to 1000 euros to contribute toward the following costs: travelling, accommodation and subsistence expenses, registration fee and printing of a scientific poster.
To be eligible, an applicant must be a researcher or innovator under the age of 40 years and affiliated to an organization in an Inclusiveness Target Country (ITC) or Near Neighbour Country.
The following countries are defined as an ITC by COST: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.
The applicant must have either an oral or poster presentation accepted for the conference when applying.
The application will be handled by our Grant Awards Committee and the procedure is described here: https://www.cost.eu/uploads/2021/12/Grant-Awarding-userguide.pdf
We welcome applications from any eligible researchers or innovators.