Supporting Grants



The Mineralogical Society of Poland (PTMin) wants to stimulate the attendance of young researchers (students, PhD and post-docs up to 5 years after defense) to EMC2020 by covering their registration fees. Grants will be offered to 3 young reseachers who will give an oral or poster contribution as presenting authors (the 1st author): applications will be selected by the PTMin Scientific Committee.

Applications is open for all (it is not limited only to a PTMin member).

Applications should be submitted electronically, with deadline 31/5/2021, to the email address: and should include:

1) declaration of the status of student/PhD/postDocs issued by an authorized institution;

2) motivation letter, and

3) title and scientific session of the contribution presented at the Congress.


French Society of Mineralogy and Crystallography is offering travel grants in case of the EMC participation. More details you can find at:

The Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland offers postgraduate student bursary. More details you will find at:


EMC2020 Conference Support for young scientist in developing countries

The EMC2020 Organizing Council has adopted the policy that it will give support to the conference (up to 5 participants), with the support used to fund a number of EMC2020 grants for participants from developing countries and regions. During the COVID-19 pandemic, EMC2020 offers support for the virtual meeting by sponsoring registrations fee and one abstract fee per person.

In order to be eligible for support, young scientists must normally be less than 36 years of age in the year of the conference. The application form should be send to till May 31st, 2021.

Moreover, every application must be accompanied by:

1. a CV;
2. a letter of support from the supervisor/chair/head of the institution/university where the applicant works/studies;
3. list of publications and scientific activities

By applying to the EMC2020 grant, the candidate agrees to have his/her name, affiliation, and name posted on.

List of awarded young scientist will be relisted on May 31th, 2021.




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Australia Awards Fellowships

Graduate Student Research Grants by GSA

Student Grants and Scholarships- the University of Akron list

Atmosphere 2021 Travel Awards

Crystals 2021 Travel Awards

Funding Sources in Geological Sciences (the collection of Ohio University)

The Mineralogical Association of Canada awards travel and research grants

Programme for Association and Cooperation in Earth Sciences

The Global “Travel” Grants program by Seismological Society of America