The IMPRINT network would like to share the following announcement by Linda Glennie, Director of Research, Evidence and Policy, from the Meningitis Research Foundation.
I’m delighted to announce that the Wellcome Trust has awarded a bursary fund to cover travel, accommodation and subsistence expenses for delegates from low and lower middle income countries wishing to attend the MRF conference on 5-6 November 2019 in London.
We are inviting expressions of interest from anyone interested in attending the conference who is a national of and resident for at least 60% of the year in a low-income or lower-middle-income country in accordance with the current World Bank classification https://datahelpdesk.worldbank.org/knowledgebase/articles/906519-world-bank-country-and-lending-groups.
To apply for a bursary, please send
Please send to Liz Rodgers firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anyone who meets the LMIC residence requirement may apply but preference will be given to early career researchers and health professionals.
We aim to award bursaries by the end of next week to enable time for visa applications and travel arrangements. Therefore the deadline for expressions of interest is 1st October 2019 (a week from today).
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