LCNTDR Travel Grant Scheme 2023

12 Jun 2023

Eligibility criteria

  1. Applicant must be a full or part-time student (Masters level or higher)
  2. Applicant must be an LCNTDR member
  3. The applicant’s project must involve work related to research on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
  4. If applying for travel for an international research project, all ethical permissions (from host institution as well as local government) must be obtained prior to travel.
  5. Sponsor must testify that applicant does not already have funding through a different source for proposed activities.

What the grant covers

Successful applicants can use awarded funds for the following travel expenses for field research, training or attending a conference to present their work (up to a maximum total of £1,000):

    1. Return flight/train fare
    2. Accommodation
    3. Course/conference fees (if travelling to attend a course/conference)

Applicants are expected to keep travel costs to a reasonable minimum.

Grants will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis until grant funds are exhausted.

How to apply

Complete the attached form and submit it to k [dot] forbes [at] imperial [dot] ac [dot] uk  

Additional requirements

Recipients are required to submit a short written report (500 – 1,000 words) detailing their activities whilst traveling, how/why this opportunity was beneficial to them as a young researcher, and how their work (present or ongoing) is contributing to the fight against NTDs. The report must be submitted (to k [dot] forbes [at] imperial [dot] ac [dot] uk) within 4 weeks of returning from travel.

If using funds to attend a training course or conference, evidence of attendance (either an attendance certificate or letter from host institution) must also be provided.

Please direct any questions to Kathryn Forbes, LCNTDR Manager, at k [dot] forbes [at] imperial [dot] ac [dot] uk