LMIC ECR Scholarship

UK-ICN are dedicated to supporting the movement of ECRs globally and have ring-fenced a proportion of travel bursary funding specifically for LMIC members. LMIC scholarships are limited to two awards per year, each to the value of £2000.

Funding Remit

  • Standard travel and accommodation support for attendance at scientific meetings for poster and/or oral presentations on coronavirus-related research
  • Applications must be received a minimum of 1 month prior to the event
  • Re-imbursement to be made retrospectively in GBP (£)
UK-ICN ECR grants are unable to support the following:

  • Registration costs for meetings or workshops
  • Requests for research funding are not eligible under this scheme
  • Premium travel options e.g., airport lounges, extra legroom, business or first class on any travel

Candidate eligibility

  • Must be a member of the UK-ICN network
  • Student (undergraduate or postgraduate included), post-doctoral researcher (must be within 10 years of obtaining PhD) or research assistant/technician
  • Applicant must be within a fixed term and non-tenured role
  • Applicants of this fund must belong to an institute within a low- or middle-income country as defined by The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Submission Guidelines

Queries and completed application forms to be submitted to UK-ICN@liverpool.ac.uk with the subject heading:
LMIC scholarship

Full terms and conditions within the application form document below

General Enquiries