Travel Fellowships

PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer accepting applications as funds have been exhausted for this year.

The RNA Society provides travel fellowships in support of researchers who are constrained financially from attending our conference. In most cases the fellowships will be made in the form of reduced or waived registration fees, although it is possible that some contribution toward travel costs could be made in addition to the fee waiver. Travel reimbursement, if awarded, will be presented in the form of a check that you pick up with your conference materials, or as either a credit card reimbursement or an electronic funds transfer from the RNA Society shortly after the close of the conference.

Please note:

  • If funds are limited then only one fellowship per research group is likely to be granted.
  • Fellowships are restricted to RNA Society members. Click here to become a member or to renew your membership.
  • Abstracts submitted with this travel fellowship application will NOTbe entered into the conference registration system. You will need to make a separate conference registration, followed by a separate abstract submission once you have registered for the conference.
  • If you plan to apply for the RNA Society Scaringe Award you can do that in addition to applying for this fellowship. You will only be able to receive one, but we can easily remove your name from consideration for this fellowship if you receive the other award.

The application for travel fellowships should be submitted by February 13, 2017 for those who want to be notified in time to make the orals application deadline or want to be considered in the first round of funding. We will continue to accept applications after this date, but available funds are likely to be diminished in a second round.

If you wish to apply for a fellowship, please complete the application at the following link: