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IBWS2016 3-7 July 2016, Toulouse, France

Hayward Travel Award

IBWS2016 is accepting applications for “Hayward Travel Awards” for eligible student, post-doc, and early career professionals to attend the 6th international Bacterial wilt Symposium, July 3-7, 2016 in Toulouse, France.

Applications for “Hayward Travel Awards” is now closed.

The selected grantees will be notified soon.

Awards up to 250 € may be used to pay for registration, travel, and/or lodging expenses.  Award selection will be based on the research abstract, impact statement and curriculum vitae of the applicant.


Alan C. (Chris) Hayward, 1932-2014

Alan Christopher Hayward, known to us all as Chris, was an outstanding teacher and scientist from the Department of Microbiology at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, where he spent 32 years before his retirement in 1997. Chris was internationally recognized as a noted authority on bacterial wilt, making pioneering research on the taxonomy and identification of bacterial plant pathogens in general.


Students, post-docs, and early career professionals (i.e. individuals who have received a Ph.D. no more than 5 years prior to application) enrolled or employed in programs focused on bacterial wilt research.  

Deadline and Application Details

The application process is now CLOSED

Applications must be submitted via the Abstract submission procedure, one document file (PDF file) saved as last name, first name (example: DupontJean_HaywardAward.pdf) will have to be uploaded. Each page in the PDF file should have the name of the applicant included in the page header.


Please include the following documents in your PDF file in this order:

  • A statement(up to one-page) indicating how attending this symposium will impact your research and/or career. Include with this statement the name and email of one faculty member as endorsement for your application. 
  • Curriculum vitae  

Award Results

The Hayward Award jury will review and all applications received by the deadline and all applicants will be notified in mid-late April of the travel award results. Grantees will be notified soon.

Please note that the award recipients will be re-imbursed after the conference