Grants & Awards


The EAVP offers grants for those who wish to attend the Annual Meeting (, but who lack adequate institutional financial support to do so. The Annual Meeting Grant (AMG) succeeds the Raymonde Rivoallan Fund (RRF) and the Student Travel Grant (STG). The successful applicant(s) for the AMG will have the annual conference fees (including the annual dinner) reimbursed, plus 200 euros to help with associated accommodation and transport costs. Successful applicants resident in the host city will receive only the amount to cover the conference fees and annual dinner.

The successful applicant(s) must acknowledge receipt of this grant during their oral presentation at the annual conference (using the EAVP logo).

During the EAVP AGM, the candidates will be asked to give a short presentation on their background and why they applied for the grant in the context of their research, in front of the general assembly.

Applicants must submit via the online form (

1. a statement giving reason why they should received the grant (maximum 1000 words)

2. the abstract - ONLY ONE PER APPLICANT

3. a letter from their institution (if postdoc) or from their supervisor (if student) confirming the degree of financial support -if any- they will received to attend the EAVP meeting.

The letter must be sent to Please do not forget to read the complete guidelines and requirements in the AMG Announcement.

DEADLINE: 01 April 2018, as for conference abstracts.


For EAVP 2018, Transmitting Science ( is offering a Student Award, that will come as a free participation to any of their formative courses. The award will be given to an accepted abstract for an oral presentation, where the first author is an undergraduate or a PhD student. The evaluation will be made by both Transmitting Science and EAVP 2018 Scientific Committee based on originality, quality, and use of novel techniques. Any topic on vertebrate paleontology will be considered.

Moreover, Transmitting Science will offer to all the participants to EAVP 2018 a 20% discount to any formative course run in 2018 and 2019.