IAHPC Traveling Scholarships to the 2020 ALCP Congress

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) is pleased to announce that it will provide Traveling Scholarships to support the travel of palliative care workers to attend the X Latin American Congress of Palliative Care in San Jose, Costa Rica on March 25-28, 2020. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2019. Results will be announced in early January.   

Applicants from all disciplines are welcome.

  • To apply for a Traveling Scholarship, applicants must be IAHPC members in good standing. Not a member? Join IAHPC! 
  • To access the Traveling Scholarship, successful applicants must be current members at the time of the congress.

Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • have not received grants from IAHPC in the past 3 years
  • have been IAHPC active members for 2 or more consecutive years
  • are affiliated with an institution that is an IAHPC institutional member (see the list of institutional members)
  • are living in lower, lower-middle and upper-middle income categories as per the World Bank income classification data 
  • are dedicated full-time to palliative care in their current work
  • graduated from university less than 10 years ago
  • have an accepted abstract for poster or oral presentation (proof of acceptance is required)
  • describe in their applications long-term goals that lead to improvements in any or all of the following areas: service provision, education, availability of and access to medicines, public policy

This program offers funding for travel and registration only, applicants will need to secure funding from other sources to cover additional expenses.

Visit the IAHPC website for detailed information about the application process or to fill out an application form.

If you have any questions about how to apply for a Traveling Scholarship, please contact Genevieve Napier, IAHPC Programs Officer at [email protected]