Travel Grants

ICYMARE Travel Grants! Sharing great news, as we will be able to support a limited amount of young marine researchers presenting their work (oral or poster communication). Feeling inspired already? Join us and hundreds of young marine researchers from all around the world.

ICYMARE is proud to announce that a new feature was added to this years’ edition: we will be able to support marine researchers presenting their work at (y)our conference! Submit your abstract and apply for our TRAVEL GRANTS 2022. The granted awards fund travel and/or accommodation costs to attend ICYMARE. Send your application to moc.e1664176560ramyc1664176560i@stn1664176560argle1664176560vart1664176560.



  • The applicant must be a BSc, MSc or PhD student in Global South.
  • Submit an abstract and present an oral or poster communication in ICYMARE 2022.


Application Instructions
(Mandatory items preceded by “*”)

  1. *Abstract submission;
  2. *Completed application word/PDF form;
  3. *Proof that the applicant is an BSc, MSc or PhD student in Global South;
  4. *Motivation letter (1 page maximum);
  5. *Short and relevant CV (1 or 2 pages maximum);
  6. *Budget for travel expenses and schedules (sky scanner, Airbnb, Booking, or similar)
  7. Additional support document (e.g. a one-page recommendation letter from advisor)


Selection Process

Applicants will be ranked based on the following selection criteria:

  • Completeness and timeliness of the application form
  • Organisation and presentation of applicant’s statement of goals and motivation letter
  • Justification of the Application
  • Quality of the Abstract
  • Coherence of the CV
  • Carbon Print Mitigation during travelling


Grant Procedure

  • Travel Grant Application submission (Deadline: 15th of July  NEW DEADLINE: 30th of July)
  • Travel Grant decision communication (Deadline: 30th of July NEW DEADLINE: 15th of August)
  • Receipt of travel/accommodation expenses (Deadline: 23th of September)
  • Travel Grant funded after attendance and presenting (Deadline: 30th of September)


After completion of the selection process, all application documents will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations. How applicant data is handled can be read in our privacy policy.

Download Travel Grants Form (Word)