"Motor Control" Student Travel Awards

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Eight travel awards will be offered by the De Luca Foundation (MA) to the best abstracts submitted for the motor control session at the 8th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB) meeting. The awards consist of an amount of US $ 500.


The applicant must be a graduate student at a domestic or international academic institution. The applicant must submit an abstract to the category “Locomotion and Human Movement” and subcategory “Motor Control”, and the abstract must be accepted for presentation as either a poster or oral presentation.


Application is now closed. For consideration, the candidate must:

  1. Submit electronically an abstract on this website;
  2. Select the category “Locomotion and Human Movement” and subcategory “Motor Control” from the drop-down menu on the abstract submission system;
  3. Select to be considered for the De Luca Foundation “Motor Control” Student Travel Award under the Awards section on the form.

The selection is made by the DLF Committee based on the scientific quality of the abstract submitted. Proof of abstract acceptance, graduate student status, and travel to WCB 2018 will be requested by DLF for disbursement of the award.

Deadline: Closed
Award Notification: 15 May 2018

About De Luca Foundation

De Luca Foundation (DLF) is a private charitable organization established by Professor Carlo J. De Luca in 1985. DLF dedicates its resources to serving the Biomechanics Research Community through R and D grants, travel grants, public education, and workshops.

2018 Recipients

Benjamin Shuman
University of Washington

Chang Liu
University of Southern California

Samuel Acuna
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Tom Buurke
University Medical Center Groningen

Scott Uhlrich
Stanford University

Carl Beringer
University of Pittsburgh

Pouya Amiri
McGill University

Deepak Ravi
ETH Zürich

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