A number of bursaries are available to cover the cost of conference registration. Criteria include:
- Applicants must be from at least one of the following:
- A low-income economy as currently defined by World Bank Operational Income Categories
- A lower-middle income economy as currently defined by World Bank Operational Income Categories (note: those who meet only this qualification will be eligible for reduced funding)
- An indigenous population, as defined by the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
- A community-based organization, defined as a nonprofit organization of demonstrated effectiveness that–(A) is representative of a community or significant segments of a community; and (B) provides educational or related services to individuals in the community.” (https://definitions.uslegal.com/c/community-based-organization/) (Note: this category applies to part time employees and volunteers only; full time employees are not eligible
- Must have an abstract that was accepted for a presentation
- Must complete an application for scholarship by the deadline of Friday 10th of January 2020.
Please read this document for additional information on eligibility criteria and application details.