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2018 Scientific Meeting - Travel Awards

Investigator Travel Award: Deadline January 12/18

CSI has added up to three New Investigator Travel awards up to $1,500 each for a new Investigator to attend the next CSI Conference. To be eligible for an award, new investigators must be a current CSI member and be within 6 years of their first faculty appointment. Awards shall not be given to the same individuals in consecutive years. Please send a maximum 3 page CV which includes a list of the past 5 years publications, plus an abstract you or your trainees will be presenting at the meeting. Please email your document in a PDF format to  with subject “CSI 2018 Investigator Travel Application” to info@csi-sci.ca.

The Travel Award application deadline January 12/18. Award decisions are based on merit. Results of the travel award competition will be announced before the early CSI meeting registration deadline.

CSI Meeting Travel Awards for Trainees: Deadline Jan. 12/18

CSI Student, PDF and Investigator Members selected for Travel Awards will be posted by February 18, 2018.

Student Travel Award

Travel awards will be awarded to help graduate students attend the 2018 CSI Meeting. There will be a total of five bursaries of up to a maximum of $1000 each and five bursaries of up to a maximum of $500 each to cover expenses upon submission of appropriate receipts.

The following conditions apply:

  • A maximum of one travel award will be given per laboratory
  • Did not receive a travel award for the CSI 2017 meeting
  • Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of merit and not on the perceived financial need of the applicant
  • Ensure that you are a member of CSI and have paid your dues for 2018. For more senior students there will be an expectation of ongoing membership for at least two consecutive years
  • For students at Canadian Institutions to be eligible for an award, their supervisor must also have been a member of the CSI for at least 2017 and 2018. Students training outside Canada may apply independently of the CSI membership for their supervisor.

Your online application will require the following:

  • completed online application information
  • Details page (max 2pgs) which should include: publications, honours & awards and other activities
  • meeting abstract
  • upload Details page and abstract as one PDF file with online application

The deadline to apply is January 12, 2018. Please note that the travel award deadline is before the abstract submission deadline. The abstracts entered into the award competition may be revised to accommodate new data etc. before their final submission to the meeting. Trainees will need to submit FINAL abstracts separately for the meeting by Apr. 20/18 through your online meeting registration. Applicants must present a poster at the meeting in order to qualify for travel award funding.

Apply now

The results of the competition will be announced on this website before February 18, 2018.

PDF Travel Award:

Five travel awards will be awarded to help postdoctoral fellows attend the 2018 CSI Meeting. Each award will cover expenses up to a maximum of $1,000 upon submission of appropriate receipts.

The following conditions apply:

  • A maximum of one travel award will be given per laboratory
  • Did not receive a travel award for the CSI 2017 meeting
  • Ensure that you are a member of CSI and have paid your dues for 2018. For more senior Postdocs there is an expectation of ongoing membership for at least two consecutive years
  • Bursaries will be awarded on the basis of merit and not on the perceived financial need of the applicant
  • For postdocs at Canadian Institutions to be eligible for an award, their supervisor must also have been a member of the CSI for at least 2017 and 2018. Postdocs training outside Canada may apply independently of the CSI membership for their supervisor.

Your online application will require the following:

  • completed online application information
  • Details page (max 2pgs) which should include: publications, honours & awards and other activities
  • meeting abstract
  • upload Details page and abstract as one PDF file with online application

The deadline to apply is January 12, 2018. Please note that the travel award deadline is before the abstract submission deadline the abstracts entered into the award competition may be revised to accommodate new data etc. before their final submission to the meeting. Trainees will need to submit FINAL abstracts separately for the meeting by Apr. 20, 2018 through your online meeting registration. Applicants must present a poster at the meeting in order to qualify for travel award funding.

Apply now

The results of the competition will be announced on this website before February 18, 2018.