IDF-WPR 2018 Travel Grant

The Congress Organising Committee of the 12th International Diabetes Federation Western Pacific Region Congress (IDF-WPR 2018) and 10th Scientific Meeting of Asian Association for the Study of Diabetes (AASD) is offering a limited number of grants to help cover the costs of attending the IDF-WPR 2018, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Malaysia, held on 22 to 25 November 2018. The grants aim to increase attendance of participants from developing countries to the congress by providing funds for those in financial needs.

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. Be a presenter at the congress - submit an abstract at www.idfwpr2018.com.my before 30 June 2018.
  4. Have fully paid the registration fees before 31 July 2018.
  5. Submit an abstract relevant to the congress abstract themes, and it may take the form of clinical trials, surveys, retrospective studies, laboratory experiments or any other form of unpublished original work.

B. World Bank List of Developing Countries
Delegates living and working in any of the following countries are eligible to register at the Developing Country registration rate. This rate comprises of low-income and lower-middle income economies as provided by the World Bank (Jan 2017).


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

 

*Source: Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), World Bank

C. Timeline
Application deadline: 31 May 2018
Notification of outcome by TBC

D. Additional Grant Application Documents
Curriculum vitae (maximum two pages) including previous awards, education, publications, research activities and further information deemed relevant.

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

For more details about the travel grant, kindly register your interest with us by filling in the enquiry form below.