Travel Grant and Award

A. Eligibility:
  1. Must be living and working in a developing country (refer to item B below for the World Bank List of Developing Countries).
  2. Must be aged 40 or below at 22 November 2018 to be eligible for the travel grant.
  3. Submitted abstract must be relevant to the congress abstract themes and may take the form of clinical trials, surveys, retrospective studies, laboratory experiments or any other form of unpublished, original work - submit an abstract at www.idfwpr2018.com.my by 30 June 2018 (closed), EXTENDED Abstract Submission Deadline: 31 July 2018.
  4. Abstract must be accepted for either poster or oral presentation at the congress.
  5. Have fully paid the registration fee by 30 June 2018.

B. List of Developing Countries
Delegates living and working in any of the listed countries are eligible for IDF-WPR 2018 Travel Grant.

Afghanistan

Indonesia

Senegal

Armenia

Kenya

Sierra Leone

Bangladesh

Kiribati

Solomon Islands

Benin

Korea, DEM. People's REP.

Somalia

Bhutan

Kosovo

South Sudan

Bolivia

Kyrgyz Republic

Sri Lanka

Burkina Faso

Lao PDR.

Sudan

Burundi

Lesotho

Swaziland

Cabo Verde

Liberia

Syrian Arab Republic

Cambodia

Madagascar

Tajikistan

Cameroon

Malawi

Tanzania

Central African Republic

Mali

Timor-Leste

Chad

Mauritania

Togo

Comoros

Micronesia, FED. STS.

Tonga

Congo DEM. REP.

Moldova

Tunisia

Congo REP.

Mongolia

Uganda

Djibouti

Morocco

Ukraine

Egypt, Arab REP.

Mozambique

Uzbekistan

El Salvador

Myanmar

Vanuatu

Eritrea

Nepal

Vietnam

Ethiopia

Nicaragua

West Bank and Gaza

Gambia

Niger

Yemen, REP.

Ghana

Nigeria

Zambia

Guatemala

Pakistan

Zimbabwe

Guinea

Papua New Guinea

 

Guinea-Bissau

Philippines

 

Haiti

Rwanda

 

Honduras

Samoa

 

India

Sao Tome and Principe

 

C. Timeline
Application deadline: 30 June 2018 (Closed), EXTENDED Abstract Submission Deadline: 31 July 2018
Notification outcome: 31 August 2018

D. Additional Grant Application Documents
  • Curriculum vitae (maximum two pages) including previous awards, education, publications, research activities and further information deemed relevant
  • Passport copy (for age and nationality verification)

E. Submission
A CV, Passport Copy and, if applicable, proof of student enrolment, are required to be submitted in a SINGLE PDF FILE to abstract@idfwpr2018.com.my before 31 July 2018. Applications submitted with multiple files may not be considered eligible.

F. Entitlement: USD 500 Reimbursement

The 10th AASD Scientific Meeting is happy to offer travel award to presenters:

Eligibility:

  • Be no more than 40 years of age at the time of the congress.
  • Must present his/her work in person at designated oral or poster sessions at the meeting.

How to Apply:

  • Send a letter from his/her supervisor;
  • And one page Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the AASD office (office@aa-sd.org) with the submitted abstracts.

*Very important* - proof of travel and accommodation (i.e. airplane and accommodation receipts at the name of the applicant) for ALL successful applicants will be required for claiming purposes at the conference venue.