The Trainee Travel Fund (TTF) aims to provide awardees with the opportunity for additional training to advance their academic or career development in the field of human milk and lactation, which otherwise could not be attained in an awardee’s current training environment. The TTF will cover short-term activities that are achievable within three months.
TTF-funded activities could include, for example:
The scope of the TTF also encompasses other fields, such as Public Health, Health Economics and others related to the field of human milk and lactation.
The TTF covers up to USD 10,000 per awardee for visa-related costs, roundtrip transportation to/from the activity destination, accommodation, personal expenses (food, local transportation) and basic supplies connected to the proposed research activities. 5-10 awards will be granted per year.
To be eligible for a Trainee Travel Fund, the applicant must:
Awardees are selected based on evidence that the proposed activity will provide additional training that adds value to their academic and/or career development in the field of human milk and lactation AND that otherwise cannot be obtained in the current training environment. Awardees will also be selected based on evident potential for career growth in the field of human milk and lactation.
Applicants will be assessed within the context of their specific discipline. Successful applications would meet the following criteria:
Any Awardee under the Trainee Travel Fund needs to comply with the following obligations:
The Potential Awardee shall complete the application online at the ISRHML website; the application shall include the following information:
All required documents listed above will be submitted in the online system when applications open.
If you have any questions about the TTF, please send them to [email protected].
*Applicants please take note of the agreement templates, we advise that your institution(s) is also aware of the agreement templates.