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ISQOLS Annual Conference Rotterdam (25-28, August 2020) EDUCATION GRANT

ISQOLS 2020 Conference Educational Grants

ISQOLS 2020 will provide grants to early career researchers from developing countries. The grant will be in the amount of $1,000 USD, to be reimbursed to the recipient via bank wire transfer AFTER conference attendance.

You can apply for the educational grants if all of the criteria below are met:

- You are an early researcher (doctoral student through early untenured, that is, if you have finished your PhD within the past 6 years) from a developing country*;

- You are a 2020 member of ISQOLS (membership registration begins December 1st); and

- You have been accepted as presenter for an oral/poster presentation for the conference.

*Click here for a list of developing countries

When you register online for the conference (registration opens December 1st, 2020), please choose the option of applying for the educational grants under Educational Grants. Also, please send this form to when you register.

Application Deadline:

15 March 2020

Selection Process: 

The Scientific Committee will review abstract submissions and will judge their merit. Decision is final.

Decisions will be announced on 15 of April, 2020.


The Travel Grants will be paid via wire transfer to your bank account after your attendance to the conference. To be able to do so, the funding schema requires a copy of your passport and a signed confirmation of the receipt of the award. Therefore we kindly ask you to bring a copy of your passport (the page with your photograph) to the conference and present that to the Executive Director (Jill Johnson). Receipts for conference registration, flights, hotel accommodation must also be emailed to to receive grant. 


Please click here to download the 2020 Education Grant Application

Please send application (or any questions) to



The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies(ISQOLS) is an international society whose purpose are to promote and encourage research in the field of quality-of-life (QOL) studies. Established in 1995 by a group of academic colleagues who have long engaged in quality-of-life research, ISQOLS became an interdisciplinary and professional home that binds scientists doing quality of life or well-being research in the basic and applied social and behavioral sciences.


The Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization (EHERO) is a scientific institute where happiness is studied. Happiness is defined as the subjective enjoyment of one's life as a whole. The mission of EHERO is to contribute to greater happiness for a greater number of people. EHERO does this by providing evidence based knowledge about happiness, with the aim of promoting better informed choices throughout society, be it at the level of governments, organizations or individuals. EHERO provides knowledge in three ways: 1) by gathering existing knowledge, 2) by developing new knowledge and 3) spreading knowledge. EHERO is based in the Erasmus School of Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Erasmus University Rotterdam ( Erasmus University Rotterdam (Dutch: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam [is a public university located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The university is named after Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, a 15th-century humanist and theologian. Erasmus University Rotterdam is a world-class research university. It is globally recognised for high-quality education and research, and it ranks 70th in the Times Higher Education World Rankings 2019.

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