We are pleased to announce a number of scholarship opportunities are available for the 9th International Conference on Health and Hepatitis Care in Substance Users. We will be offering a number of full or partial scholarships including face-to-face and virtual scholarships for researchers, community members, practitioners, program workers, and policy makers.
The deadline for all is 11:59pm AEST on Sunday 25th April 2021.
A full scholarship will include conference registration, return economy class flights and accommodation and a partial scholarship will include just the conference registration. Before applying please ensure you have read the selection criteria.
New Investigator Scholarships
To apply, you must be currently enrolled in a BSc, PhD or Masters Degree and you must also submit an abstract before the deadline which is Sunday 25 April 2021. The new Investigator Scholarships will be allocated according to the top-ranked peer-reviewed abstracts.
Practitioner, Program, & Policy Scholarships
A limited number of scholarships are available for people who are working to address health and/or hepatitis for people who inject drugs. This includes nurses, physicians, social workers, pharmacists, needle and syringe program workers, counsellors, peer workers, program managers, policy makers, government employees, etc.
Open to volunteers/employees of drug-user/non-government organisations. People living with HCV (or who have previously had HCV) and/or people who have a history of injecting drug use, and participants from low/middle-income countries, will be prioritised.
The INHSU Scholarship program relies on funding from commercial, government and non-government sources. The Scholarship applications are reviewed by an independent panel. Commercial sponsors are not involved in or consulted on the scholarship scoring process.
All applicants must complete the application truthfully and advise the Conference Secretariat if their situation changes.