Thank you for participating in the call for ALBA FKNE YIBRO grants
The results were announced on 1st July 2020.
In total, 286 scientists were awarded: 100 come from Africa, 101 come from Latin & South America, 58 come from Asia and 27 come from Europe and the Middle East. You can view here the complete list of awardees.
Congratulations to the awardees! Visit our awardees' testimonials page.
The ALBA Network would like to thank the partners which helped making this grant programme possible: the FENS Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE), Young IBRO (YIBRO), FENS, IBRO, the Federación Latinoamericana de Neurociencias y el Caribe (FALAN), the Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies (FAONS), and the Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA).
The ALBA Network, the FENS Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE), Young IBRO (YIBRO) in partnership with FENS, IBRO, the Federación Latinoamericana de Neurociencias y el Caribe (FALAN), the Federation of Asian-Oceanian Neuroscience Societies (FAONS), and the Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA), are offering diversity access grants to the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum. The grants correspond to waived registration to the FENS Forum 2020 for scientists from countries classified as low, low-middle and upper-middle income economies by the World Bank (see full list below).
This call is open to all members of FALAN, FAONS and SONA (i.e., members of the associated member societies) but applications from scientists in other eligible countries are also encouraged. While priority in the selection shall be given to early career scientists (MSc, PhD students, Postdocs), the call is open to all eligible scientists.
- Currently live and work in one of the countries classified as low, low-middle and upper-middle income economies by the World Bank (see full list below)
- Not already benefit from any other grant to attend the FENS Forum
- Submit a brief motivation statement and basic information about your scientific profile
- Abstract submission and poster presentation are not included in the grants.
- Selected scientists should not register individually to the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum. They will be provided support for their registration by the FENS Forum administration after the results are announced.
Countries classified as low, low-middle and upper-middle income economies by the World Bank
Here are listed countries classified as:
- Low-income economies
- Lower-middle-income economies
- Upper-middle-income economies
source: World Bank country classification
|Algeria||Egypt, Arab Rep.||Madagascar||Sierra Leone|
|American Samoa||El Salvador||Malawi||Solomon Islands|
|Azerbaijan||Ethiopia||Marshall Islands||Sri Lanka|
|Belarus||Gabon||Mauritius||St. Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Benin||Georgia||Micronesia, Fed. Sts.||Suriname|
|Bhutan||Ghana||Moldova||Syrian Arab Republic|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Guatemala||Montenegro||Tanzania|
|Cameroon||Iran, Islamic Rep.||Niger||Tuvalu|
|Central African Republic||Iraq||Nigeria||Uganda|
|Colombia||Kazakhstan||Papua New Guinea||Vanuatu|
|Congo, Dem. Rep||Kiribati||Peru||Vietnam|
|Congo, Rep.||Korea, Dem. People's Rep.||Philippines||West Bank and Gaza|
|Costa Rica||Kosovo||Romania||Yemen, Rep.|
|Côte d'Ivoire||Kyrgyz Republic||Russian Federation||Zambia|
|Dominica||Lesotho||São Tomé and Principe|
ALBA YIBRO FKNE Selection Committee
The following ALBA Team members represented ALBA and YIBRO in the selection committee