ILAE will provide assistance towards attendance at the that 13th AOEC for a limited number of young researchers, physicians and other epilepsy care professionals from the region. Candidates should submit an abstract here and follow the instructions for bursary applications. Applications for 13th AOEC bursaries will only be accepted from those who also submit an abstract. Please note that the deadline for submitting a bursary application via the abstract submission system is 22 May 2020.
A 13th AOEC bursary award offers partial support towards registration, travel and/or accommodation.
Requirements and Conditions:
Applications for bursaries will only be accepted via the online abstract submission system for the 13rd AOEC.
At the time of application, the applicant must be 50 years of age or under. A copy of the applicant’s passport must be included with the application to verify date of birth.
The applicant must not have received a bursary to participate in any ILAE/IBE congress over the past four years.
The applicant must submit a short statement explaining why attendance at the 13th AOEC would be particularly relevant to his/her present appointment or activity in the field of epilepsy, making sure to indicate the reason he/she requires funding to attend the congress and why he/she feels the application should be considered.
The applicant must declare if he/she has sourced any other funding to attend the 13th AOEC and disclose the nature of the funding.
The applicant must submit a signed reference from a person supporting his/her application (e.g. local ILAE Chapter representative, Head of Department of hospital or institution, etc.)