Financial Support

Please scroll down to check the "Important Dates" column on the right-side menu.

Limited funds are available to assist early career scientists (35 years of age or younger or no more than 5 years post PhD) and researchers from developing countries to attend the symposium.

Financial Support Application criteria:

  1. Applicants must submit at least one abstract to the session/workshop of their choice.
  2. As funds are limited, priority will be given to eligible applicants requiring only partial support.

Required Documents:

  1. Short Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Financial Support Application (accessible after pre-registration)
  3. Abstract (Financial support application will not be considered without an abstract)

Steps to Apply for Financial Support or Update Financial Support Application:

  1. Login and using our on-line system:
  2. Pre-register for the symposium;
  3. Submit an abstract;
  4. Submit CV and Financial Support Application;

Financial Support Grant Notification:

All applicants should receive a notification email from the organizers regarding the status of their financial support application (granted or not granted).

Sometimes PICES emails end up in your junk box or get rejected. Please contact Christina Chiu at your earliest convenience if your do not receive a notification email by the time specified in the right-side column "Important Dates" of this page.

Confirm Your Financial Support Acceptance:

When your receive a Financial Support Notification email, please confirm your Grant Acceptance. To confirm, simply reply to an email: specify your name and let us know if you are accepting the grant. If your financial support application has not been approved, please let us know if you are still going to attend the symposium and present your paper.


Financial support for registration fees will be transferred directly to PICES for selected participants that confirm acceptance by the deadline (check the confirmation deadline on the right-side menu). Financial support covering travel costs can only be given to the participants when they arrive on site.

Please note that symposium organizers cannot reimburse travel expense losses due to COVID or other reasons, and this coverage and travel insurance protections should be supported by the home institutions of the symposium participants. As such, you are strongly encouraged to discuss your travel arrangements with your home institutions prior to booking travel and accommodation, and wherever feasible, book refundable options. The grant is contingent on in person attendance at a physical symposium.