Travel Grants

Congress Travel Awards are sponsored by both the International Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and the Melvin Yahr International Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.
The awards are aimed at promoting participation in the Congress by young researchers worldwide,
under the age of 35.

Two levels of travel grants are available:

  1. Awards for young participants from high-income countries: up to 250 USD & registration fees.
  2. Awards for young participants from low-income to medium-income (click here to see the list): up to 750 USD & registration fees.

Regulations and How to apply

1. Applicants must to be under the age of 35 at the opening date of the Congress, 12 November 2017.
  The deadline for Travel Grant applications is 30 July 2017.

2. All applicants must submit an abstract (with applicant as first author) via this website to be reviewed by the
    Abstract Committee.

3. The grant application must refer to the submitted abstract, which must be approved by the Abstract Committee. 

4. The applicant may send more than one abstract, and at least one of them must be approved by the
    Abstract Committee.

5. Please indicate your intent to apply for a grant when submitting the abstract by ticking the supplied box.

6. At the same time, all applicants must also submit 
     - a recent high-resolution passport photo
    -
a copy of their passport
    - 
a CV with an undersigned recommendation from the head of your department.

Please upload these documents via the abstract submission link only. An abstract submission will only be possible when all papers have been uploaded (the upload can be also done by a later date) to the system.


All applicants will be notified about approval or rejection in Mid of August 2017.