ICECVM: Helping Hand Bursary

ICECVM: Helping Hand Bursary

Call for the 5th International Conference of ECVM:

ECVM will provide funding for the participation of individuals to attend the 5th International Conference of ECVM. Selection will be based on potential for future contributions to the field and scientific merit of a submitted abstract. Preference will be given to early career candidates and residents of the College. Particular consideration will also be given to applicants who do not have their own research funds or receive a professional salary. Funding may include travel, lodging and general registration. All applicants must be members of the College or sponsored by a member of the College. The award will not be open to applicants having residence in the same country in which the conference is being held.

Award contents:

Each award will comprise:
1) Free full registration for the conference
2) Reimbursement for travel, lodging expenses plus free full registration for the conference
(Maximum reimbursement not to exceed €800)


Deadline for applications: June 4th, 2023
Announcement of awards: July 1st, 2023

Application Template:

Application for Helping Hand Bursary to attend the 5th International ECVM Conference in Bled, Slovenia, September 22nd and 23rd, 2023

  • Name:
  • Educational Qualifications:
  • Current affiliation:
  • Institution:
  • Country:
  • Publications in veterinary microbiology research:

Abstract of intended presentation (Abstract should be submitted through the ECVM conference web portal ( and a copy included in the application document here):

JUSTIFICATION and STATEMENT of PURPOSE (2 page limit): Please indicate any other available funding sources available and efforts to secure funding to support attendance. Outline the importance of the results to be presented, and the candidate’s goals for future work in the field of veterinary microbiology.

  • Name of sponsor (if applicant is not a member of ECVM):

Applications should be sent by e-mail addressed to the Secretary of ECVM ( The application must be a single Word or PDF document with the candidate’s name in the file title and shall include the completed form with justification / statement of purpose and a copy of the abstract.