JAMAICA, Kingston (4 May 2015) – – ISA/INDEEP is calling for applications from established scientists, students and researchers from developing States to attend the Deep-Sea Biology Symposium (DSBS) through the ISA Endowment Fund bursary scheme.

The bursary scheme will fund six students/researchers to attend the DSBS which will be held from 31 August to 5 September 2015 in Aveiro, Portugal. 

Applications [docx | pdf]  must be submitted to Dr Maria Baker and/or Dr Bhavani Narayanaswamy by 8 May 2015.

The ISA Endowment Fund aims to promote and encourage the conduct of marine scientific research in the international seabed area for the benefit of mankind as a whole by supporting the participation of qualified scientists and technical personnel from developing countries and emerging nations in marine scientific research programmes; and providing them with opportunities to participate in international technical and scientific co-operation.