IFAC Young Author Support

The suburb Braddon is in the heart of Canberra and in walking distance from the ANU campus. Braddon is Canberra’s shopping and foodie precinct where you will find a variety of cafes, restaurants and bars.


The IFAC Foundation invites young authors who are giving papers at the IFAC NOLCOS 2022 Symposium to apply for Developing Countries –Young Author Support consisting of waive of registration fees.

A person is eligible for support if the person meets all of the following criteria:

  • The person must be an author of a technical paper which has been accepted at the Symposium.
  • The person must not be a citizen of a high-income country/region and must not be affiliated to or supported by an institution in a high-income country/region. A list of high-income countries follows.
  • The person must be younger than 30 years during the Symposium.

Please additionally note:

  • A funding is provided by the IFAC Foundation to the IFAC NOLCOS 2022 Symposium to waive the registration fees of a limited number of applications that can be supported.
  • Submission of an application represents no guarantee that funding will be given.
  • Only one author per paper can be supported.
  • Recipients must register in advance for the symposium. Travel, accommodation, visa and insurance costs remain the responsibility of the recipient.
  • Presentation of the paper at the congress by the successful applicant is a requisite for support.
  • Recipients must write a short report (a few lines) about their work, paper title, and stating what the attendance meant to them, and what they learnt. Applying for the award implies that the recipients give their consent that the report together with their picture and a brief bio will be uploaded on the Foundation website.

Important dates:

  • Applications open: Friday October 6th, 2022
  • Deadline for Applications: Friday October 13th, 2022
  • Notification of Applicants: Wednesday October 23rd, 2022

Application form: