Q: Do I have to be registered for SCS before I apply for a fellowship?
A: No, while you will have to be registered for the conference to receive a fellowship you will not need to be registered until after fellowship notification.
Q: What are the requirements to apply for a fellowship?
Q: When will I know whether I was awarded a travel fellowship?
A: Fellowship acceptance notifications will be sent out in June. The applicants will have one week to accept.
Q: When will I receive the money (applies to remote participation fellowship ony?
A: The students should send their invoices (related to remote participation, max 100USD) to firstname.lastname@example.org. During the subsequent month the corresponding amount of money will be reimbursed.
Q: I have been invited to apply for a fellowship for both the ISMB main conference and the ISCB Student Council. Would the expenses be shared between both of them? How should I proceed?
A: We would suggest applying for both the ISMB main conference and ISCB Student Council fellowships, as both are highly competitive. T
Q: I registered SCS2020 while I registered for ISMB2020. Do I need to register again?
Q: Will I receive an invitation letter if my poster/presentation is accepted?
A: We do not send any invitation letters (neither electronic, nor in paper) on poster/presentation acceptance. We only send a confirmation email to the author who submitted the abstract. This author is considered to be the presenting author and is not necessarily the first author.
Q: I would like to register for the SCS, but I can’t afford it. What can I do?
A: You can apply for a fellowship: https://www.scs2020.iscbsc.org/fellowship
Q: If I am selected for an oral presentation, should I also prepare a virtual poster?
A: We strongly encourage you to submit a poster even if you were selected to present your work orally.