ISSFAL is especially grateful for the generous support of AlaskOmega® making these Travel Awards possible.



As has become an ISSFAL custom, to encourage the participation of EARLY STAGE researchers, ISSFAL is again offering a number of Travel Awards, valued at between $500 and $1000 for the 2018 International Congress in Las Vegas, United States next May 27-31. 

To be eligible for an award you must be:

  • A member of ISSFAL at the time of application
  • A post graduate or PhD student (PhD awarded within the past 5 years) working in a relevant field at a recognised institution
  • A named author (not necessarily presenting author) on at least 1 abstract submitted for presentation at the meeting. 

To apply for an ISSFAL Travel Award, please submit a 200 word summary of your research activity and interests together with a supporting letter from your Department head or supervisor to Peter Clough the ISSFAL Secretary, on by January 31st 2018.  

Please note: Applicants for a travel award from Africa, South America and all Developing Countries are particularly encouraged and a proportion of the funds have been set aside for this purpose.

Applications will be evaluated by the ISSFAL Awards Committee and successful candidates informed by February 28, 2018.

Further details regarding the Congress, submission of Abstracts and to register are
available at the Congress website, 

Peter Clough
Honorary Secretary ISSFAL
International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids
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