HOW TO APPLY: EMSI Scholarship for International Microscopy Conference Participation  

The Electron Microscope Society of India is launching a new scheme in March, 2017 called "EMSI Scholarship for International Microscopy Conference Participation". This scheme aims to promote the knowledge base in the field of application of wide range of microscopy techniques in the understanding of the world around us.

EMSI is pleased to announce financial support for partial assistance to young researchers to participate in meetings, International Conferences and other professional activities, related to the field of microscopy.

To enable young scientists to present their work and participate in international forums related to microscopy.

Currently, only TWO grants will be given as partial assistance for participation in an international conference/seminar/symposium related ONLY to microscopy. The support will ONLY be a REIMBURSEMENT on producing relevant documents, of having attended the conference. The events announced in EMSI website will be given preference for the support. The maximum permissible grant will not normally exceed Rs.30,000/-. The funds may be utilized towards travel, registration or accommodation.

Be an EMSI member and the presenting author of the scientific work;
Be less than 40 years of age;
Be a young scientist/engineer pursuing microscopy related activities;
Has indicated a desire to be considered for the grant on submission of the abstract;

Submit a letter of nomination from a Fellow of EMSI or department head on official letter head, certifying that the young scientist is expected to pursue microscopy at the time of the meeting;

Submit the letter of invitation/acceptance for invited/oral/poster presentation of the submitted abstract from the organizers.

Selection Criteria:
Young Scientists for the award of EMSI Fellowship are selected based on Scientific quality of the submitted abstract and academic credentials of the candidate.
Young scientist will be awarded the grant only once in three years;
Scientist must be a member of EMSI;
Decision of EMSI is final.

Procedure for Applying:
Applications can be submitted throughout the year in the prescribed form which can be downloaded [ MS PPTX Format || PDF Format ] from Applications should be submitted preferably three months before the conference date.Applications will be considered by a review committee of EMSI.

Application forms, along with CV and abstract acceptance, should be sent by email to:
Dr. Arup Dasgupta, Convener, EMSI Scholarship Committee (

Download Application Form: MS PPTX Format || PDF Format

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