The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) announces 10 scholarships to palliative care workers from developing countries to attend the 18th International Congress in Montréal on October 5-8, 2010.
The congress organizers have put together a comprehensive program with sessions in English, French and Spanish – see the Congress program…
Applications are accepted from individuals from all health professions and an effort will be made to have a balanced regional representation. Palliative care workers from Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Africa are welcome to apply.
Preference will be given to applicants who meet the following criteria:
- Are at least 50% dedicated to palliative care in their current work
- Have not received grants from IAHPC in the past 2 yrs
- Graduated less than 10 years ago from specialty or medical school
- Have an accepted abstract for poster / oral presentation
- Poster submission – May 30th
- Traveling scholarship – July 15th.
The congress organizers will be giving a reduced registration fee to applicants from low and middle income countries. Those interested in applying for a grant to attend this meeting, need to complete a Traveling Scholarship application here…
Applicants must be IAHPC members. If you are not a member, you can join IAHPC here… – Please note that IAHPC has a graded membership fee structure which makes it affordable for people from developing countries.
Once you have completed your application, please submit a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
IAHPC, 5535 Memorial Drive, Suite F – PMB 509, Houston, TX 77007, USA