SIBM Awards

Societa' Italiana di Biologia MarinaIt is a pleasure to announce that the Societa’ Italiana di Biologia Marina (Italian Society of Marine Biology), on proposal of the Benthos Committee, will offer five (5) awards of €500.00 each (25% withholding tax, total net €375.00) to facilitate youth participation in the 4th MSW to be held in Oristano 18–22 May, 2015.

The awards are open to young people enrolled with SIBM, with less than 5 years of graduation, and without a steady job.

For ranking, a scientific committee will take into account the quality of the work (communications and/or poster) presented to the MSW ’15, the graduation mark, the distance between the residence and the congress venue and seniority in SIBM. SIBM favours students who have not receive awards in previous years.

The applications must include:

  • a CV
  • indication of the degree mark
  • date of acceptance to SIBM
  • declaration of having / not having received SIBM awards in previous years
  • home address
  • tax code
  • copy of the abstract(s) to be presented at MSW’15

The completed application form should be sent as a pdf file by 30 March 2015, to: with the subject: MSW_SIMB_AWARDS_YourSurname, once registration and payment for the workshop have been completed. Grants will be provided by the SIBM Secretariat, by bank transfer, after the workshop and after receiving the certificate of participation.

See our Financial Assistance section for details of this and any other ways we might be able to help you attend this meeting.