1. INQUA 2019 Congress Attendance Support

To support the attendance of Early Career Researchers and Developing Country Researchers at the 20th INQUA Congress in Dublin, INQUA will be providing a limited number of attendance support awards. The awards are not intended to cover all of your expenses except under special circumstances, and applicants are encouraged to seek alternate sources of funding. It will be required that original receipts for all supported expenses be submitted to INQUA.

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The awards will be competitive and will require that an abstract (first authorship) has been accepted for presentation at the congress.

Timeline for Applications:
1st November 2018: The Congress Attendance Support application form is now available online at https://inqua.org/student-support.

16th January 2019: Deadline for applications to be submitted.

15th March 2019: INQUA will inform applicants if their attendance support application has been successful.

Successful applicants will be allowed to register at the Super Early rate using a registration link that INQUA will provide. This link must be used prior to the March 27th in order to avail of the reduced rate.

2. Quaternary Research Association INQUA Congress Travel Grants

The Quaternary Research Association has a well-established scheme for funding travel to INQUA Congress. Applications are now invited for the QRA INQUA Travel Grants for the Dublin 2019 Congress. These funds are available to all members of the QRA of 12 months standing , especially postgraduates and early career researchers. The deadline for applications 1st February 2019 with further details on rules and the application procedure, including application forms, available through the attached link to the website. https://www.qra.org.uk/inqua-congress/

3. U.S. National Committee for Quaternary Research INQUA Congress Fellowship Program

The U.S. National Committee for Quaternary Research (USNC/INQUA), a committee of the National Academy of Sciences that represents all U.S. Quaternary scientists to the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA), announces its INQUA Congress Fellowship Program. This program is intended for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and early career faculty at U.S. institutions who are attending the 20th INQUA Congress to be held between July 25-31, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland.

Applicants must be first authors of a paper to be presented at the congress (oral or poster) in any area of Quaternary science and related fields, and U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled at a U.S. institution. Applicants need to be graduate students or early-career scientists within seven years of receiving their Ph.D. Each fellowship provided under this program will cover up to $2,000 of the costs of the awardee’s participation in the INQUA Congress.

To apply for a fellowship, applicants are requested to submit the following: name, department and university affiliation, title and authors of the paper to be presented at the INQUA Congress, outline of financial plan for attending the meeting (including other sources of funding available to cover the costs), GPA (if applicable), the text of the abstract, and a one-page CV. The application materials should be submitted electronically as a single PDF file to Ester Sztein [esztein at nas.edu]. Only complete applications submitted as a single PDF file will be considered for funding. For updated information, please visit http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/biso/INQUA/index.htm


The deadline for applications to this Fellowship program is March 22nd, 2019. Confirmation of the acceptance of your abstract will need to be submitted to us as soon as you receive it.