Travel Fellowship Award

The OPTIONS X Organising Committee is keen to support participation by researchers from economically disadvantaged areas and applications for Travel Fellowship Awards are now invited

Travel Fellowship Award Policy


  • Applicants should be from a low / low-middle income area, as defined by the World Bank
  • Applicants should be aged 35 or below or current students or up to 5 years post graduation.
  • Applicants should currently work or study in the field of influenza
  • A letter from the Supervisor / Department Head on institution letterhead must be supplied in support of the application, and to confirm current status.
  • Applicants are to provide a CV and submit a 300-word summary to explain how attendance at the Options X conference will impact their studies/education/research in the field of influenza. 
  • One application per registrant.
  • Applicants are positively encouraged to submit an abstract to Options X, but it is not a requirement. Please quote your abstract reference if applicable.
  • Submission deadline 26 April 2019 - now closed.


Successful applicants will be notified by email 31 May 2019

Travel Award To Include

  • Return economy airfare - booked by designated travel company
  • Up to 6 nights' hotel accommodation
  • An allowance of USD60 for local travel
  • Complimentary registration fee 
  • 1 year ISIRV membership

Application Form

Submission is now closed - thank you