Springer Scholarships

 About the Scholarships

Springer and the International CCN Society are happy to announce that up to three Scholarships will be given to undergraduate and graduate students for presenting their work at the 9th International Workshop on the CCN Family of Genes to be held in Saint-Malo France.

The total amount provided by Springer for these scholarships is 1500 Euros (presently 1800 USD). The amount that will be allocated to the selected recipients will depend upon the number of scholarships that will be given.

The scholarships will be paid directly to the International CCN Society (ICCNS) as a participation to the meeting registration fees of the selected individuals.

Travel expenses are not covered by the scholarships.

Guidelines for Application

Each applicant must submit an abstract of the work to be presented at the meeting (see format for abstract presentation that is posted on the ICCNS website, under “meeting informations”). The abstract should be sent electronically to the President of the ICCNS at A letter of support from a mentor (who must be a member of the ICCNS) sponsoring the abstract must be sent with the abstract.

ICCNS Silver, Gold and Platinum members can sponsor more than one abstract.

In the case of multiple applications from by the same laboratory, only one applicant can be selected to obtain an award.

Applications should be sent as soon as possible. Deadline for submission of the participating abstract is the same as for regular abstracts (check under the meeting informations).

Selection of Recipients

The scholarships are provided to help students attending the International CCN Workshop.

Step 1.
Selection of the abstracts will be performed by the members of the ICCNS Council, on the basis of originality and novelty.

Step 2.
This year again, the applicants will present their work during a regular oral session of the meeting.

The presentations will be critically reviewed by the members of the ICCNS Council.
The name of the students winning the scholarships will be announced during the meeting.

Application for a Scholarship should be made with the understanding that the applicant will be attending the 9th International Workshop on the CCN family of Genes for the whole meeting time. The scholarships recipients will contribute a manuscript (review or original research) for publication in the Journal of Cell Communication and Signaling and will agree to provide a short summary for inclusion in the Meeting proceedings.