Abstract submission for the Early Career Scholar Grant Program and Developing Country Grant Program has now closed for review. Authors who have submitted their abstracts for these Grant Programs will be notified regarding the status of their submission by Monday 16 May 2016.

Thank you to all authors who have submitted abstracts for consideration. To view a list of grant recipients please click here.

Early Career Scholar Grant Program

The Congress Management Committee is pleased to announce the Early Career Scholar Grant Program, which will award up to 25 scholars an AUD$1,000.00 grant to attend and present at the XIX International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria (ICTMM 2016), to be held in Brisbane, Australia from 18 – 22 September 2016.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the program, applicants must:

  • Be a PhD or MD graduate who graduated within the last 7 years,
  • Submit an abstract under the presentation type ‘Early Career Scholar Grant Program’ by the deadline of 1 April 2016,
  • Reside outside of Australia.

Review Process and Notification

Each abstract submission for the Early Career Scholar Grant Program will be assessed, with each of the winning applicants’ allocated either a short paper (oral) or poster for presentation at the Congress.  Authors will be notified of the outcome of their application on 16 May 2016. 

Terms and Conditions 

  • Applicants will be required to submit a copy of their academic transcript/graduation certificate as proof that they graduated with a PhD or MD within the last 7 years (as at the start of the Congress on 18 September 2016), and are therefore eligible for the program.
  • The winning applicants will be required to register and pay for their Congress registration.
  • The winning applications will be responsible for arranging their own travel to Brisbane including accommodation.  All associated costs are the responsibility of the scholar. 
  • The winning applicants are required to attend and present at the Congress.
  • The winning applicants will be awarded the A$1,000.00 grant payment, post Congress to subsidise their travel costs.  

The Congress Management Committee would like to acknowledge the Brisbane City Conference and Accommodation Bid Fund (administered by Brisbane Marketing) for supporting this program. 

Developing Country Grant Program

The ICTMM 2016 Management Committee is pleased to announce the Developing Country Grant Program which will assist delegates to attend and present at the Congress. Please note that eligibility for consideration will be based on the Australian Government, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, list of developing countries

The Congress Management Committee would like to acknowledge Brisbane Marketing for supporting this program. 

Australian Society for Parasitology Student Travel Grants 

The Australian Society for Parasitology offers all bona fide student members the opportunity for part reimbursement of the costs of attending the Annual Meeting of the Society, which in 2016 will be incorporated into the XIX International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria (ICTMM 2016), to be held in Brisbane, Australia from 18 – 22 September 2016. The money available varies from year to year but usually covers between 50 and 75% of the Registration, Accommodation and Travel costs. For further details, please click on the following link: ASP Student Travel Grants.