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Childcare Grants 

Childcare Grants at the FENS Forum 2020

As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FENS Forum 2020 will be a virtual one. The registrants will be able to attend the events at the live FENS 2020 Virtual Forum 2020, followed by three months of on-demand virtual access. As such, the childcare grants initiative will not be implemented at the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum, but with the occasion of FENS Forum 2022.

Childcare Grants at the FENS Forum 2018

Following the call for applications for childcare grants at FENS Forum 2018, support for 29 young parent scientists from 15 countries was made possible by the generous funding from:

FENS-Kavli Scholars thank the contributors for making the Childcare Grants initiative possible.

As a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the FENS Forum 2020 will be a virtual one. The registrants will be able to attend the events at the live FENS 2020 Virtual Forum 2020, followed by three months of on-demand virtual access. As such, the childcare grants initiative will not be implemented at the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum, but at FENS Forum 2022.

Families welcome! To support the FENS 2020 attendance of ambitious scientists with children, the FENS-Kavli Network will provide a limited number of childcare grants. 

Successful applicants will receive 400 Euro which can be spent flexibly on extra childcare at home, travel of kids and carer to FENS or travel of a carer to your home for childcare during the FENS Forum 2020.

All attendees (students, postdocs and PIs) with dependent children are eligible. Preference is given to junior scientists and presenters. 

 

FENS-Kavli Scholars wishes to thank the following contributors for making the Childcare Grants initiative possible at FENS Forum 2020: