The IAPRD acknowledges the generous support of the Parkinson’s Foundation, which has provided funding for deserving trainees in the field of movement disorders to attend this congress. 

The awards are aimed at promoting participation in the Congress by young researchers worldwide, under the age of 35. The deadline for Travel Grant application is 26 February 2023.

Two levels of travel grants are available:
– Awards for young participants from high-income countries: up to EUR 500 and registration fees.
– Awards for young participants from low-income and medium-income countries up to EUR 1,250 and registration fees.
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– The applicant needs to be under the age of 35 years at the opening date of the congress, 13 May 2023 and needs to be a student, resident, postdoc or other trainee
– The applicant is the presenting author
– Attendance at the “Resident and Fellow Education Program” on Saturday, 13 May from 09:00 am is mandatory.
– The Travel Grant is to be considered as financial support for travel costs only and cannot be paid out in cash.

How to apply:
– Applications can only be made during the online abstract submission process.
– In the abstract submission form, tick the appropriate box for applying
– Make sure that the name of the presenting author matches with the name of the applicant
– Upload during the abstract submission the proofs of eligibility: Your ID Card or your passport and a proof of trainee status, e.g. a photo of your ID badge stating your status, letter from your department, or other documentation that establishes your status as a trainee

Latest news for the upcoming XXVI World Congress on Parkinson’s Diseease and Related Disorders:
The scheduled meeting for May 2021 will take place and update you on the latest developments and innovations in our field. Either we are looking forward to welcoming you at the brand new opened Maastricht Congress Center in person or our World Congress will take place online. In both scenarios a technical exhibition will be available and our sponsors are looking forward to (e)meeting you.

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