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HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) Journalism Scholarships 2020 for Developing Countries (Fully-funded to attend Conference in J’burg South Africa)

The HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) has opened applications for its 2020 conference scholarships to candidates from developing countries and/or countries most affected by the HIV epidemic. 

Application Deadline: 20th April 2020 23:59 CEST..

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Madrid, Spain

About the Award: HIVR4P is dedicated to ensuring the participation of researchers, community activists, and civil society representatives, especially those from resource-limited settings and communities. The conference offers full scholarships as well as registration-only scholarships. Scholarships are highly competitive and will be awarded based on the availability of funds.

Categories of Award:

  1. Research Scholarships
  2. Community Scholarships
  3. Journalist Fellowships

Type: Conference

Eligibility: 

Research:

  • Research scholarships are open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or junior faculty within two years of faculty appointment who are actively involved in HIV prevention research. Such research may include but is not limited to basic science, preclinical research, product development, clinical research, social science, and public health.
  • Applications will be evaluated based on the candidate’s motivation for attending, quality of recommendation letter, and whether the applicant is from a developing country and/or a country most affected by the HIV epidemic.
  • A first author abstract submission is required to be considered for a research scholarship.

Community

  • Community scholarships are open to individuals who are actively involved in HIV prevention or care as a community advocate, educator, care provider, program manager or a related role, and who are able to effectively communicate knowledge gained at the conference to the communities they represent.
  • Applications will be evaluated based on the candidate’s track record in education or training, motivation for attending the meeting, quality of his/her recommendation letter and whether the applicant is from a developing country and/or a country most affected by the HIV epidemic.

Journalist Fellowships: Applications are welcome from all journalists reporting on HIV in any country. Applications are evaluated based on:

  • The impact of the media organization to be represented;
  • The applicant’s previous experience covering HIV and HIV prevention;
  • The applicant’s geographic location;
  • The strength of their motivation to attend and an evaluation of their supporting documents including media clips.

Questions about the Journalist Fellowship Programme can be directed to [email protected].

Number of Awards: Not specified.

Value of Award: A full scholarship includes:

  • Complimentary conference registration including admittance to all conference sessions and access to conference materials
  • Airline ticket (round trip economy, non-refundable)
  • Up to six nights lodging at the conference venue
  • A full conference scholarship does not include transportation to or from the airport, visa application fees, or a per diem stipend.

A registration-only scholarship includes:

  • Complimentary conference registration including admittance to all conference sessions and access to conference materials

How to Apply: APPLY NOW

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