Application closed

The application has ended on 02 December 2019 at 23:59:00 CET.

NETRF Travel Scholarship to attend the ENETS 1st World NET Forum - A Forum on Basic, Translational and Global NET Aspects.


The NET Research Foundation (NETRF) and ENETS are pleased to announce that up to five additional NETRF-sponsored travel grants will be made available to early-career scientists to attend the 1st World NET Forum – A Forum on Basic, Translational & Global NET Aspects. This first-of-its-kind forum will be hosted by ENETS on 10 and 11 March 2020 in Barcelona, Spain, within the framework of the annual ENETS conference.


NETRF will award up to five travel scholarships (in the amount of up to $1,000 USD each) to early-career scientists demonstrating excellence in basic and/or translational neuroendocrine cancer research.


Travel scholarships will be awarded on the basis of scientific merit. Awardees will be notified about the travel scholarship once their abstract has been accepted for presentation.


NETRF and ENETS warmly welcomes applications from all enthusiastic next generation NET-dedicated scientists.


The application deadline for the NETRF Travel Scholarship is 2 December 2019


Who is eligible to apply?

Early-career scientists, who focus on NET research in areas of basic or translational research, including:

  • Fundamental biological processes in cellular and molecular biology
  • Immunology
  • Genetics and genomics
  • Biochemistry
  • Systems biology
  • Physiology


Applicants must:

  • Work at a non-industry academic, medical or research institution and is focused on basic and/or translational NET research
  • Demonstrate a focus and commitment to NET research
  • All applicants must have an MD, PhD or equivalent. Junior faculty must be within their first three years of their first independent appointment. Postdoctoral Fellow applicants must have completed between 3-5 years of postdoctoral research.
  • Submit an abstract, which may be accepted for publication/poster presentation


Application Requirements:

  • Curriculum Vitae including all relevant publications and current/pending funding
  • A statement describing current NET-related research as well as submitted technical and lay abstracts
  • A description on financial need
  • Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s department head/supervisor /mentor


Use and Acknowledgement Requirements:

Selected travel grantees must:

  • Apply the funds to transportation to and from the conference and/or conference accommodation (up to $1,000 USD total)
  • Acknowledge the support of the NET Research Foundation travel scholarship in their abstract, poster, and/or presentation

Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered.


Required documents

Application must include:

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • A statement on the current research and submitted abstract.
  • A description of financial need.
  • Letter of recommendation from the candidate’s department head/supervisor.

Please use this template for your application:

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Application closed

The application has ended on 02 December 2019 at 23:59:00 CET.