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Travel grant

A limited number of travel grants are made available on a competitive basis to:

  • Physicians from low, lower middle and upper middle-income economies as defined by The World Bank;
  • Physicians under the age of 40;
  • Nurses;
  • Patient advocates.

Full applications should be submitted to Helder Carvalho (helder.carvalho@abreu.pt) by 17 May 2021 providing the following documents:

Physicians and nurses:

  • An abstract submitted online according to the abstract submission procedure (deadline 17 May 2021);
  • Short curriculum vitae;
  • Letter describing motivation for attending;
  • Letter of endorsement by the Institute/Department director or head nurse.

Patient advocates:

  • Short curriculum vitae;
  • Letter describing motivation for attending.

Travel grant recipients will receive a set amount to contribute to their travel and accommodation expenses, whilst registration will be processed directly by the organisers. The following amounts will be refunded by bank transfer after the Conference:

  • EUR 500 for participants coming from Europe, Middle-East and North-Africa;
  • EUR 1.000 for participants coming from other regions and overseas.

The outcome of the application will be notified by 4 July 2021.