The 20th International Congress on Marine Corrosion and Fouling

June 16-21, 2024 Guangzhou, China

Travel Supports & Prizes

Travel supports

To be updated.


Journal of Marine Science and Engineering is inviting applications for two Travel Awards for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students to attend an international conference in 2024. The nominations and applications will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee presided by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Tony Clare.

Notice: this award is not only for the 20th ICMCF in Guangzhou, China. It is also applicable to other international conferences.

Apply here: 

Candidate Requirements: 

1. This award is open to postdoctoral fellows or PhD candidate students involved in marine science and engineering related research. There is no age limit, though postdocs should have been awarded their PhD within the last 3 years to be eligible. 

2. Will attend an international conference in 2024 (oral or poster presentations will both be considered). 

3. Applicants are required to submit the following documents:

–– Outline of current and future work, including an explanation of how the applicant will benefit from presenting their work at the conference (300 words).

–– CV, including a complete list of publications. 

–– The details of the planned conference (which conference, where, when, etc...) 

–– The submitted abstract. 

–– A letter of recommendation from the supervisor or PI, with a statement indicating the student’s or postdocs’ eligibility. 

4. Preference will be given to applicants meeting one or two of the following requirements:

–– Have previously published papers or plan to publish in JMSE; 

–– Demonstrate a commitment to future research or a professional career in the field of marine science and engineering.

The awards will be 800 CHF (Swiss Francs) each.

Please upload your application online ( or send your applications to by 29 February 2024. The winners will be announced by 31 March 2024.