MHTF Scholarship Contest for the International Conference on Family Planning

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By: Kate Mitchell, Manager of the MHTF Knowledge Management System, Women and Health Initiative

The Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships for eligible colleagues to attend the International Conference on Family Planning in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 12-15 November 2013.

For scholarship recipients, the MHTF will directly arrange:

  • Roundtrip transportation to Addis Ababa (lowest-priced, non-stop coach-class airfare)
  • Up to 5 nights of accommodation in Addis Ababa
  • Standard conference registration fees

Please note, however, that the MHTF will not cover visas (if required) and any other expenses, including food and local transportation.

These scholarships are limited to individuals studying or working in a public or private academic institution/facility or with a local non-governmental organization.  Individuals working for large international non-governmental organizations are not eligible to apply.  Scholarship applicants must also be from a developing country and working in a low resource setting, or from a developing country and temporarily based in a developed country to further their education/training.

In order to apply for a scholarship, you must forward your abstract acceptance email from the International Conference on Family Planning to Elizabeth Claise at Abstracts must be relevant to maternal health.

If you meet these criteria and have submitted your abstract acceptance email to Elizabeth Claise, please complete the online scholarship application form.

Application Deadline: 2 August 2013 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time

Scholarship winners will be notified shortly thereafter. Selected individuals will be invited to blog about the conference or their work on the MHTF Blog.