The 21st Awaji International Forum on Infection and Immunity
The 21st Awaji International Forum on Infection and Immunity

Travel Bursary for Foreign Scientists

Travel support will be provided to young scientists living outside of Japan.
We look forward to your application.

Application period

May 17-June 14, 2023

The amount of the bursary

The amount of the bursary will be approximately JPY 50,000 (e.g. Asia) - 150,000 (e.g. Africa).
Please note that the entire travel expenses may not be covered.
The registration and accommodation fees of the awardees will be waived.

Qualifications for Applicants

Applicants must satisfy all the requirements below:

  • Scientist aged 40 or younger *as of September 3, 2023
  • Be able to present a poster at the forum
  • Be able to attend all sessions

*Please note that Japanese scientists outside of Japan and foreign scientists in Japan are ineligible.

Condition of the Accommodation

Awardees are requested to stay in Karuizawa Prince Hotel West.
You will share a room with 1-3 other awardees.
Please kindly understand that we assign rooms for all awardees.

How to apply

Please fill in the from below by June 14, and submit an abstract through the abstract submission system by June 28, 12:00 JST. While filling in the form, you need to upload:

  • CV (free format)
  • Recommendation letter by your academic supervisor or the department head (free format)

*If you apply for Travel Bursary before submitting an abstract, you can enter “99999” as an abstract submission number.

Application form

Notice of Acceptance

Application documents are evaluated by AIFII Travel Bursary Committee, and the results will be notified to the applicants in the end of July.