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Bursary IFSCC Conferences and Congresses

The fund has been set up to assist SCS members who are students, consultants, from small companies, or from academia, who have had abstracts accepted for a platform or poster presentation at an IFSCC Congress or Conference. The Society of Cosmetic Scientists may provide financial assistance to help individuals attend the event.

23-25 OCTOBER 2017

The event for which SCS bursary funding is available is the IFSCC 2017 Conference which is being held in Seoul, Korea.


picture of IFSCC Korea 2017 logoThe theme for 2017 is Cosmetic Science: Beauty, Convergence & Creativity' and the Society of Cosmetic Scientists of Korea is inviting you to submit original work that you deem would be of high interest to their international community. 

Deadline for abstracts: 28 February 2017
Notification of acceptance by: 31 May 2017
Deadline for full paper submission: 31 July 2017 

The format is that abstracts are submitted via the IFSCC conference/congress website www.ifscc2017.com  and Bursary applications are made once an abstract has been submitted. There is no need to wait for acceptance of the abstract before applying but the Bursary will only be considered once acceptance has been confirmed.

The Bursary Fund Committee will decide who will receive funding to attend the Congress/Conference and their decision will be final. The author receiving funding must be the first author, a UK or ROI national, and the person who will make the presentation, or attend the poster day. The Bursary Fund is limited to a maximum of three awards to the same author within a 7 year period.

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