Information on travel grants

Prince Sultan Water Specialist Event Participation Grants


The Organizing Committee of the 16th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology in collaboration with Prince Sultan Biz Abdulaziz International Prize for Water is offering fourPrince Sultan Water Specialist Event Participation Grants” to support researchers with limited financial resources.

The grants will be awarded to promising early career scientists whose research is focused upon innovative research in water-related topics.

This grant includes free registration to CEST2019 together with additional financial support for the travel expenditures with a maximum of €500.

Scientists who wish to apply for a “Prince Sultan Water Specialist Event Participation Grant” must be the corresponding author, as well as the first and presenting author of their contribution, and they must submit their manuscript for review by 22 May 2019 (extended until 29 May 2019).




  • Student Researcher Grant

Travel support is provided for early career scientists and postgraduate students (Masters/PhD) - who have received their highest degree (MSc, or PhD) within the past seven years.


  • Distinguished Researcher Grant 

Travel support is provided for assisting established scientists from low, lower middle, and upper-middle income countries as determined by the World Bank designation of Gross National Income per capita.

The following information is required:


  • Short CV
  • List of Publications
  • Abstract of the presentation as the first author
  • At least one letter of reference by the applicant’s supervisor (only for the Student Researcher Grant)


All applicants will be informed about the outcome of their application and a list of successful awardees will be published on the CEST2019 website at the beginning of June 2019.