KBCCC Internatinal Convention 2020



Guideline for Travel Grant Applications

The KBCCC scholarship fund offers travel grants to a limited number of doctors / researchers / scientists wishing to attend the KBCCC 2020 International Convention for poster presentations in order to partially support their traveling expenses. For application for a travel grant, submission of an abstract for the poster presentation is mandatory. Only high-quality poster presentations will be selected after review by the Award Committee. Applications must be submitted by Mon. December 16, 2019 (23:59 JST). Below are guidelines for KBCCC travel grant application.

Applicants must:

  1. Submit an abstract for their oral or poster presentation.
  2. Provide a letter of reference signed by their supervisor using their institutes’ letterhead, if applicants are students who have almost completed their studies, or postdoctoral fellows (complete the form for KBCCC Travel Grant Application and return to the Secretariat via Fax:
    +81-(0)75-320-2575 or Email : info@kyoto-breast-cancer.org).

Other factors taken into account by the Award Committee:

  1. The Award Committee wishes to encourage attendance by people from as many different countries as possible.
  2. Preference will be given to practicing scientists from developing countries.
  3. Grant amounts will depend on traveling distance, but exact amount depends on number of approved applicants. The maximum amount must not exceed 150,000 Yen. Estimated awards are around;
South Asia - 80,000 yen
Australia - 100,000 yen
Europe - 100,000 yen
South America - 150,000 yen
North America - 120,000 yen
Africa - 100,000 yen
Middle East - 100,000 yen

Upon receipt of an acceptance notice, nominees must:

Immediately register and book their accommodation.

Ask our official travel agent about necessary documents including a visa required for entering Japan (if necessary).
* Priority will be given to those who already have a visa, if evidence of the visa is provided at the time of submission.

Kinki Nippon Tourist Kansai Co., Ltd. (KNT) / Kansai MICE Branch

Address: 1-4-38, Minatomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka 556-0017 Japan
Tel: +81-6-6635-2627 / Fax: +81-6-6641-0072
Office hours: 9:30-17:30 JST (+9:00) (closed on Sat., Sun. & National holidays)

The organizers will:

  1. Make a decision by the end of 2019. The travel grant awardees will be notified via email.
  2. Publish successful applicants’ names on the KBCCC website.
  3. Hand out the travel grant by cash on arrival at the conference. Please drop by the on-site control office for the collection of your paperwork.

Application Form

JSS The Japanese Breast Cancer Society Kyoto University