ISMND 2022 is proud to announce that with the support of the BrighFocus Foundation two categories of Travel Fellowships will be offered:

- BrightFocus Foundation Travel Fellowship
- BrightFocus Foundation Travel fellowship for Underrepresented Minorities

Both travel fellowship categories are open to individuals of all nationalities located at institutions around the globe.


Recipients of the fellowships will be announced on the ISMND 2022 as BrightFocus Foundation Fellows



Young Investigators are defined as graduate students or postdocs who have earned their PhD degree within the last five years. Applications and abstract submission must be completed by July 14th, 2022. The applicant must be the presenting author of the abstract.


BrightFocus Foundation fellowships will be in the amount of a maximum of approximately 1,000 USD for intercontinental travels and a maximum of approximately 500 USD for domestic travels (continental Europe). Travel fellowships will be distributed to recipients through a reimbursement mechanism after the conference.


The Organizing Committee will select a limited number of candidates based on the submitted abstract and credentials of the applicants.

Travel fellowship winners will be contacted by email and announced on the ISMND 2022 website by mid-August 2022.

The decision by the Organizing Committee is final and cannot be appealed.


To apply please download the application form.

Completed form should be submitted alongside a current CV (no more than 2 pages, font size 12) at [email protected]


Please click here to view the results 

Important Dates

Congress Dates: October, 10 - 12, 2022

Abstract Submission Opening: May 3rd, 2022

Abstract Submission Deadline extended until: July 15th, 2022

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