Stipends and bursaries

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A limited number of stipends and bursaries to help cover registration, travel costs, accommodation, and other expenses associated with attending the Global Evidence Summit are available for eligible applicants.

Further stipends will be added to this list soon.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are applying for a stipend, DO NOT REGISTER until you have been notified of the result. You will be informed of the result of your application before early bird registration closes on the 30 June.


TDR stipends

TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, is a global programme of scientific collaboration that helps facilitate, support and influence efforts to combat diseases of poverty. It is hosted at the World Health Organization (WHO), and is sponsored by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and WHO. 

TDR is offering a limited number of bursaries for researchers, policy- makers and others contributing to knowledge translation activities or evidence to policy work, preferably from LMIC, preferably working with neglected tropical diseases to attend the Summit.

Application form: Please send your application form to contact@globalevidencesummit.org
Call for applications: open
Deadline for applications: 15 June

Joanna Briggs Institute stipends

During the Global Evidence Summit, The Joanna Briggs Institute stipend programme for Centres of Excellence will be coordinated by the JBI Collaboration Support Unit.

Contact: jbc@adelaide.edu.au for further details

Campbell Collaboration bursaries

The Campbell Collaboration will, with the support of the Netherlands Ministry for Foreign Affairs, provide bursaries for up to ten participants who are nationals of, and working or studying in, sub Saharan Africa. This support will cover the Summit registration fee and, where required, economy airfare and hotel. No per diem will paid, and additional costs, e.g. visa, have to be paid by the participant or their employer.

Call for applications: Closed
Deadline for applications: 9 May

Cochrane consumer stipends

Cochrane is committed to the active involvement of consumers and consumer advocates in the preparation, implementation and dissemination of systematic reviews and in furthering the aims of Cochrane.

Stipends to help cover travel costs and other expenses associated with attending the Global Evidence Summit (GES) are available for consumers who are active Cochrane contributors or in a position to become an active contributor.

Funds are limited, so applicants should explore partial or full funding options from other source(s), such as your local consumer or self-help group, or the Cochrane Group with which you are involved.

Call for applications: Closed
Deadline for applications: extended to 19 May 2017

Cochrane developing country stipends

Cochrane is committed to promoting and supporting the involvement of contributors to Cochrane who are from developing countries.

Stipends to help cover travel costs and other expenses associated with attending the Global Evidence Summit are available for residents of low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) that are actively contributing to Cochrane.

Funds are, however, very limited, so if you can find some or all the money you need from another source (such as the Cochrane Group with which you are involved or your institution), please do so. 

Call for applications: Closed
Deadline for applications: extended to 19 May 2017

GES National Research Foundation stipends

The National Research Foundation (NRF), South Africa is providing stipends to help cover travel costs for postgraduate students resident in Africa to attend the Global Evidence Summit (GES).

Funds are limited, so applicants should explore partial or full funding options from other source(s) or your institution. 

Call for applications: Closed
Deadline for applications: 28 April