OBF Travel Fellowship 2020: Round 1 and BCC 2020

We are currently accepting applications for the first application round for the OBF Travel Fellowship 2020. This fellowship aims to promote the conference/event participation of attendees who advocate and present their work related to open-source bioinformatics software development and open science in the biological research community. In 2019, a total of 9 applicants received OBF travel fellowships to attend various conferences across the globe to present their work, gain new skills and promote Open Science practices in their respective areas of life science.

Apply for round 1 of 2020 here.

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If you are unsure of your eligibility for this fellowship or want to understand the fellowship process better, check the details on our website and read blog posts of past recipients.

The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) will be joining the Galaxy Community Conference at BCC2020 – the Bioinformatics Community Conference. The main conference will take place from 19 to 21 July 2020 at Victoria University in Toronto, Canada. The optional pre-conference training day will be 18 July and the CoFest and CoFest Encore days will span from 22 to 25 July. Registration for BCC2020 will open in March 2020 (see details).

The fellowship application deadline for this round is 1 April 2020, midnight in any part of the world. Those who plan to attend BCC2020 or other conferences related to open source / open science, and whose presence would promote diverse skills and perspectives, are encouraged to apply.