Author: Daniel Többens - Date: 31. January 2019

The German Crystallographic Society (DGK) issues travel grants for young scientists with student status participating at 32nd European Crystallographic Meeting (ECM 32), Vienna, Austria, 18. – 23. August 2019 ( Up to 5 grants of 400,- € each will be given to graduate or postgraduate students of a field related to crystallography at a German university or scientific institution.

Please send your application (in electronic form, in German or English) not later than 28th February 2019 to the chair of the DGK, Prof. Dr. Ralf Ficner (E-Mail:

Your application should include:
• Cover letter with motivation (1 page)
• Short CV
• Proof of student status
• Supporting statement (letter) of a Professor or a Senior Scientist at a university or public research institution

Grants will be issued subject to the quality of the application, acceptance of the conference contribution, and the available funds. Membership in the DGK is not a requirement. For legal reasons, it is not possible for us to award travel grants to recipients outside of Germany.

Applicants will be informed whether or not they have been granted a stipendium till 31th March 2019. Payout of the stipendium is under condition that the recipient actually participates in ECM 32. It is expected that the grantees submit a report for publication in the organs of the DGK.