How to apply:

For further details about the call, please see the grant guidance.

Submit a complete proposal by 5 pm (UCT) on 30 September 2023, using the online application:


To describe the ECR grants, the application process, and answer questions, the ISDR will host 3 online meetings across international time zones. Each meeting is scheduled to last for 1 hour.

Time zoneDateStart timeZoom link
Americas25 July10.00 Mountain time

13.00 Buenos Aires

18.00 Paris




04 August14.00 Paris

14.00 Johannesburg

17.30 Delhi

(Meeting ID: 619 9236 2841
Passcode: 059922)

Asia/ Oceania29 August15.00 Tokyo

14.00 Beijing

16.00 Canberra

11.30 Delhi

Note: This event will take place during the International Diatom Symposium in person, but we also invite attendees to join us virtually.


ECRs:  Consider making an application for one of these new grants. Join us for one of the informational meetings!

Supervisors and senior researchers: Encourage your students and younger colleagues to apply. You are welcome to attend one of the meetings and learn about the program.

Looking forward to seeing you all soon,
Rosa Trobajo (President) on behalf of the ISDR Council