The application process for ISSLR travel grants has CLOSED

ISSLR-Sponsored Meeting

ISSLR Grants

The International Society for Salt Lake Research ( will sponsor the Halophiles 2019 symposium with two travel grants of US$ 500 each, for students or early career scientists up to the age of 35, who will present a talk or a poster at the meeting.

Application process

To apply for these grants, an application letter must be sent to the conference organizers ( or no later than April 1st with the following information: Name, address, e-mail address, A short curriculum vitae that must contain the date of birth, and list of publications if applicable, The abstract of the planned presentation, Any further information that may be relevant, such as the applicant’s financial situation.

The applications will be evaluated by a panel that consists of members of the organizing committee of Halophiles 2019 and members of the board of directors of the ISSLR.

It is possible to apply both for a ISSLR travel grant and for a FEMS grant, but an applicant cannot receive more than one such grant.

In addition, the ISSLR will sponsor two prizes of US$ 500 each, one for the best oral presentation and one for the best poster presented by a student or young career scientist. Those who will receive a travel grant will still be eligible for one of these prizes.

The winners of the ISSLR grants and prizes will become members of the ISSLR, and we hope that they will become active within the society in the future.