CALL for GRANTS International Rock Coast Conference 2020

The International Association of Geomorphologists offers 1 grant of 400 euros to favour the participation of Young Geomorphologists* worldwide (except those based in Italy) in the International Rock Coast Conference 2020 (Trieste, Italy, 27-28 August 2020). The meeting is intended as a forum to discuss advances in the study of rock coasts and will include a range of presentations relevant to Rock Coast Geomorphology. The organizing committee, part of the IAG Working Group on Rocky Coasts, will review proposed papers and posters titles and abstracts, and, if successful the author(s) will be invited to present their work at the Conference.

Applications from candidates who already achieved one or more IAG grants totalling 500 euros or more in the past 3 years will not be eligible.


The grant will include free registration to the Conference.

For further information on the Conference, please visit the website at:


Candidates for IAG GRANTS are requested to submit the following files before 20 March 2020 (the IAG grant winner will benefit of an extension of the deadline for the abstract submission):

– Application form pdf;

– Short CV (maximum 2 pages long), including up to 10 papers;

– Certificate of the highest degree achieved (with the date of achievement)

– Abstract submitted (or to be submitted) to the Conference


The above mentioned documents should be submitted to the IAG grant office at (please specify IAG Grant – RockCoast2020) in the subject of the accompanying e-mail).


An e-mail confirming the reception and eligibility of the application will be sent to each candidate. In case of missing reception of the confirmation e-mail, please contact the IAG grant office at


The selection of candidates will be carried out by a Commission appointed by the IAG Executive Committee. For further information on the IAG Grants, feel free to contact the IAG Training Officer.


Marta Della Seta

IAG Training Officer


* Undergraduate or postgraduate – Masters/PhD students or scientists who has received their highest degree, i.e. BSc, MSc, or PhD, within the past seven years. Provided parental leave fell into that period, up to one year of parental leave time may be added per child, where appropriate.