The Forest Engineering Network


The Italian Academy of Forest Science (AISF), the University of Florence and the National Council of Research (CNR) offers 20 scholarships for PhD students, post-doc and fellow scholars who have their presentation proposal accepted to the 2024 FORMEC Conference in Gdansk, Poland. The scholarship is meant to partly defray registration fees, travel, food and accommodation.

Who can apply

Scholarships can be requested by PhD students, post-docs and fellow scholars (tenured and untenured) whose abstract has been accepted as Oral presentation.

Scholarship Application

Please indicate during the abstract submission if you are interested in a scholarship!
Additional documents (CV, letter of motivation) will be requested via email after abstract acceptance.

Assessment procedure

Applicants will be assessed according to:

  • Current position: we invite PhD students, post-docs and fellow scholars to apply: we give priority to PhD students to encourage peer networking and exchange with the academic community.
  • Resources: we will favor applicants that have no or low possibilities of accessing resources/funding for travelling.
  • Country: we prioritize underrepresented countries
  • Gender: we prioritize female colleagues
  • CV: we consider candidate's CV and the coherence of their path with the conference theme and, more generally, the Forest Engineering community.

Motivational letters will be taken into consideration.

Mandatory requirements

There is only one mandatory requirement in order to apply for the Scholarship Program: having an accepted abstract as Oral presentation.


Evaluation Committee

The evaluation committee is constituted by the following fellow scientists:

  • Dr. Natascia Magagnotti – CNR IBE
  • Prof. Enrico Marchi – University of Florence
  • Dr. Elena Marra – University of Florence
  • Prof. Piotr Mederski – Poznań University of Life Sciences
  • Dr. Mariusz Bembenek - Poznań University of Life Sciences
  • Dr. Raffaele Spinelli – CNR IBE


For any request about the AISF Italia FORMEC Scholarship Program please send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. specifying in the object “FORMEC 2024 Scholarship Program”.