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 expired on 14 January 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by 28 February 2018.

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. In particular please note that¬†“individual IAU grants will be paid by the LOC chairperson to recipients, upon their arrival and registration at the Meeting, against the signature of a receipt”.