The Structural Biology Network awarded foreign-travel grants to PhD students working in Swedish structural biology laboratories.
These grants were intended to fund travel and subsistence for a trip (usually, 1-2 weeks) to a foreign centre-of-excellence in any of the areas of (or related to) structural biology. The purpose of the trip had to be to acquire expertise or know-how that was not readily available within Sweden itself.
Visits to conferences were not supported, while participation in practical ("hands-on") courses and workshops could sometime be supported.
An application could anytime of the year be sent to the SBNet Coordinator and the applications were reviewed by the original Programme Director, Prof. T. Alwyn Jones, and the original Chairman of the SBNet Board, Dr Björn Nilsson. A decision was usually made within a few days from receipt of the application and was as soon as possiblecommunicated to the applicant.
Candidates who received an award had to: