Regulations for the Award of Travel Scholarships of the German Society for Crystallography e. V.

(Version according to the resolution of the general meeting of 17.03.2015)


To fulfil its purpose, the DGK awards travel grants to young scientists in accordance with §2 No.4 of the statutes.


The Board of Directors awards travel grants for international conferences and publicly announces this award.


Applications for travel scholarships must be submitted to the Board. The informal application must be accompanied by a statement of reasons and an abstract of the accepted scientific contribution as well as a statement by the supervising university lecturer. At the time of application, the doctorate must not yet have been completed.


The board selects the scholarship holders on the basis of the quality of the contributions, the circumstances to be supported and the available budget of the DGK. There is no entitlement to travel grants.


If the applicant accepts the travel grant, he/she is obliged to send a short conference report to the DGK.