Announcement of DGK travel grants to ECM 34 in Padova, Italy, 26-30 August 2024

Author: Daniel Többens - Date: 19. March 2024

The German Crystallographic Society (DGK) issues travel grants for young scientists with student status participating at the 34th European Crystallographic Meeting (ECM 34) in Padova, Italy, taking place from 26th to 30th of August 2024. Up to 5 grants of 400 € each will be given to graduate or postgraduate students of a field related to crystallography.

Please send your application (electronic form, German or English) not later than the 1st May 2024 to the chair of the DGK, PD Dr. Ute Kolb (E-Mail: or

Your application should include:
• a cover letter with motivation (one page maximum)
• a short curriculum vitae (CV)
• a proof of student status
• a supporting statement (letter) of a professor or a senior scientist at a university or a public research institution

Grants will be issued subject to the quality of application, an acceptance of the conference contribution, and the available funds, but a membership in the DGK is not a requirement.

Applicants will be informed, whether or not they have been granted a stipendium until 26th of May 2024. Payout of the stipendium occurs only under the condition that the recipient actually participates in the ECM 34 conference on-site. It is expected that the grantees submit a report for publication in the organs of the DGK.

Information about ECM 34 can be found at

Best wishes and regards
PD Dr. Ute Kolb, Chair of the DGK