SSN Travel Fellowships for Student & Postdoc Members


To apply for a travel grant, you have to log in the Member Area and apply from there.

Four application deadlines per year:

  • March 1st  (for meetings taking place after April 1st)
  • June 1st (for meetings taking place after July 1st)

  • September 1st (for meeting taking place after October 1st)

  • December 1st (for meetings taking place after January 1st)

  • Student and young postdoctoral SSN members. If you are not a member yet, plan ahead. It may take a few days before your membership application is processed and you become eligible to apply.


  • All neuroscience meetings are eligible, but preference is given to the FENS Forum and the SFN Annual Meeting. Only future meetings will be considered. Meetings that already took place by the date of the deadline will not be considered.
  • No more than one person per research group and meeting will be supported
  • Any person will only receive one fellowship during her/his PhD, and one fellowship as a postdoctoral fellow


Selection criteria:

  • Quality of the applicant (abstract, track record, letter of motivation)
  • Likely benefit of the meeting for the applicant and her/his research group


Fellowship amount:

  • CHF 700.- for meetings in Europe, and
  • CHF 1'500.- for meetings outside Europe.