European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) Albert Renold Travel Fellowship Programme

IMPORTANT: New format and regulations

Next Deadline Date: 15 April 2018

Albert Renold Travel Fellowships enable scientists and clinicians to travel and stay at other institutions in order to learn specific techniques or clinical skills required for the advancement of their diabetes research project and not available at their home institution. The home and/or the host institution must be based in Europe or a Europe-associated country, both must be non-profit and each must be in a different country. Applicants must be employed at their home institution during their award.

The duration of the stay may be up to 3 months. Each Fellowship will be for up to Euro 8,000.

The following regulations will apply:

  • Applications may be made by any paid-up member of EASD, currently either in a PhD programme or having received their highest degree (PhD, MD, DMD, DVM, or equivalent) no more than five (basic scientist) or seven years (clinician) before 1 January in the year the Fellowship is awarded. Time periods spent on maternity/paternity leave, long-term illness or other exceptional circumstances will be taken into account, if adequate documentation is provided. Fellows may not hold a permanent appointment.
  • Successful applicants must travel within 9 months of receipt of the Award. If this is not possible, special dispensation from this regulation must be sought.
  • The funds must be transferred into a European institution.
  • Awardees will be expected to provide a written report and confirmation of stay from the host institution on return to the home institution.

Download the application form

Please send your application in PDF form as one complete email attachment by 12:00 midday (CET) on the deadline date to the following address:

The Programme has 4 application deadlines per year:

  • 15 January
  • 15 April
  • 15 July
  • 15 October

Applications will be reviewed by a committee of experts and awards will be made within 6 weeks after the application deadline.