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The EHPS is pleased to announce that applications for Conference/CREATE Workshop/Synergy Expert Meeting/Bring a Stakeholder grants are now open.

Deadline for grant applications: Monday 22nd May 2023

Deadline for Synergy Expert Meeting grant applications extended to Sunday 11th June 2023

The purpose of the conference/workshop grants is to encourage talented researchers and graduate students who do not otherwise have access to funding to attend the EHPS conference and/or the CREATE workshop or Synergy Expert meeting.

Synergy Expert Meeting Grants

Synergy Expert Meeting grants are intended for more senior researchers who are accepted onto the Synergy expert meeting. Each grant is for a maximum of 1100 euro toward expert meeting registration, conference fee, accommodation and travel.

Grant Selection Process

Please send your application electronically to the Grants Officer (

Applications will be dual reviewed by the Grants Officer plus a Synergy reviewer.
Decisions on acceptance/rejection of submitted applications will be acknowledged within three weeks after the deadline. A condition of funding is that successful awardees will be required to write an individual expert meeting report for potential publication in EHP. This report will be separate to any joint conceptual or methodological output produced by the Synergy team. These awardee reports are to reflect on what was gained (academically and personally) through the EHPS Grant supported attendance.
Grants Selection Process:
All applications will at minimum be dual reviewed by the Grants Officer plus a Synergy reviewer.
The selection criteria are:
Relevance of the applicantā€™s work to the topic of the Expert meeting.
Clear demonstration of financial need.
Potential of the fund to promote the career/research of the recipient at this particular time.
Application documents:
Please collate the following documents into ONE file (PDF) before submitting (please note, applications not received in the requested format will not be reviewed):
A one-page supporting letter, to include: the reasons for applying for the grant, your planned contribution to the Expert meeting and why this would be particularly beneficial to your career/research at this time, and any background information relevant to your funding situation.
Curriculum Vitae (max 2 pages).
An official statement from your employer or supervisor that no funding is being provided from the University or Institution and confirming the financial need.
An estimate of total expected expenses (Expert meeting registration, accommodation and travel).
Precondition and expectations for receiving grants from the EHPS:
Candidates must be EHPS members when accepting the grant.
Grant recipients in the past three years are not eligible for application.
Grants cannot exceed the maximum amount of costs indicated above.
Candidates should give an estimate of their expenses upon application. Final reimbursement is based on the actual expenses per original receipts.
It will be expected that after the Expert meeting recipients submit a letter describing how the fund has supported their work.
A condition of funding is that successful awardees will be required to write a Synergy Expert meeting report for publication in EHP.