LLMIC Travel Scholarships

CUGH is happy to announce that 10 abstract presenters from Low Income, or Lower-Middle Income Countries (LLMIC) will be presented with a LLMIC Travel Scholarship for the 2018 CUGH Conference.
Each Scholarship package includes
  • 1 waived registration for the CUGH 2018 Conference in New York, NY in March 2018.
  • Up to 4 complimentary nights at the 2018 conference site, New York, NY during the conference period.
  • $500 to support the presenter's travel cost.

To Qualify for Consideration, One Must
  • By September 28, 2017, submit an abstract for oral or poster Presentation where s/he is listed as the lead presenter.
  • On the Abstract Submission Form , “Opt in” to compete for the LLMIC Travel Scholarship.
  • Be a citizen of a low income country (LIC) or lower-middile income country (LMIC) who is currently working and living in a LIC/LMIC, and will continue to do so through December 31, 2018.

CUGH uses the World Bank definition of LIC and LMIC:

Select Process
  • The CUGH Scientific Program Advisory Committee (SPAC) will provide the abstracts’ ranking.
  • 10 scholarships will be provided to the top 10 scoring Abstracts that:
                          - were selected for presentation, and where
                          - selected presenters have confirmed availability to present by December 15, 2017

Transfer of Awards
  • Waived registration: Scholars will receive a link for waived registration so long as their availability to present is confirmed by
    December 15, 2018. The registration waiver is not transferable to any other party. Presenter substitutions are not accepted.
  • 4 complimentary room nights: Hotel reservations will be made at the conference hotel site (New York Hilton Midtown) by Conference Organizers on behalf of the awarded Scholar.
  • $500 travel support fund: A check made out to the name of the Scholar will be provided at the conference site.

Submit an Abstract
Click here to submit an abstract for consideration. 

Direct any questions to Karen Lam, Program Manager, Conference & Events at:
klam@cugh.org , phone: 1-202-974-6291