IAU travel grants

A generous grant from the IAU will enable us offer a number of travel grants to persons from disadvantaged regions or circumstances, as per IAU guidelines.

Who can apply?

Everyone except invited speakers can apply, as long as they provide a contribution (following IAU rules).


The application deadline for an IAU Travel grant is on 15 October 2017 (extended). One also need to submit an abstract before this deadline for the grant consideration.


You can download the IAU Travel grant application form directly from the IAU web site.

Please upload the completed and signed form by 15 October 2017 in this portal (link available at the bottom of the page, create an user id, login and submit the form with abstract submission.

Successful applicants will be notified in 30 October 2017.

For more information visit the for IAU Symposia and Regional IAU meetings page on the IAU web site.

For more details about the criteria that will be adopted to assess the IAU Travel grant applications, please see the rules and guidelines for IAU Symposia and Meetings.

Travel grant application is closed now (deadline was 15th October)