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ISMB/ECCB 2021 - Fellowship Application Process

Chair: Dimitri Perrin, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Co-chair: Catherine Putonti, Loyola University Chicago, United States




ISCB is pleased to offer registration fellowships to any member in good standing with priority going to members from low or middle income countries as well as students and postdoctoral fellows to attend the ISMB/ECCB 2021 virtual conference. Funding sources for Fellowships are very limited and we regret that we are not able to fund all applicants. The conference organizers are committed to providing support to as many eligible applicants as possible. Fellowship consideration is based on membership, accepted work to ISMB/ECCB 2021 and country economic status based on World Bank rankings.


  1. ISCB members in-need may submit an application for consideration;
  2. Applicant must be a current member of ISCB prior to submitting an application;
  3. All applicants must attend all six (6) conference days and secure additional funding from other sources in order to be able to cover any additional add-ons when registering as the waiver is for conference registration only;
  4. The deadline to submit a fellowship application is June 14, 2021, by 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time. No exceptions will be made.

Fellowship Key Dates
Monday, June 14, 2021 Fellowship Application Deadline
Friday, June 18, 2021 Fellowship Acceptance Notification


The maximum fellowship award is the cost of the registration fee for the applicants type and World Bank economic status. A complimentary registration code will be given to accepted applicants to register for ISMB/ECCB 2021. We kindly request that if you submit a fellowship award application that you not register until after the notification deadline (June 18, 2021). ISMB/ECCB 2021 has one standard rate thus there is no penalty to you for delaying your registration.


Fellowships for ISMB/ECCB 2021 are open to all ISCB members in need of registration support.


Applicant must be a current ISCB member whose membership does not expire prior to December 31, 2021. Applications will not be accepted from non-members; pending memberships do not qualify and must be paid in full prior to submission of an application.


Applicants will be notified no later than June 18, 2021 of the funding status. In some cases applicants may be notified they are on a wait list for funding, which means that ISCB is fully expecting but still awaiting the formal confirmation of our grant award from one or more granting agency, and that awarding of those funds will not be possible until the grant needed to fund the fellowship is confirmed. Any waitlisted applicant that is eventually awarded funds will be offered reimbursed registration if the funding is awarded.


Questions regarding fellowships should be addressed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The information on this page is subject to change without notice, and all changed information will be considered final for the purposes of awarding and funding ISMB/ECCB 2021 Fellowships.