Scholarships

Scholarships for HSR2022

Health Systems Global (HSG) is dedicated to increasing participation and engagement of low- and middle-income country (LMIC) researchers, policy-makers and students in the Global Symposia on Health Systems Research. To achieve this, HSG is offering scholarships for eligible individuals attending the Seventh Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. This page outlines the scholarship types and eligibility.

Scholarship Types

The following types of symposium scholarships are available:

  • Full Scholarship – covering almost all costs related to participation in the symposium
  • Partial scholarships – including virtually all costs, except the cost of international travel
  • Registration scholarships – only covering registration fees

Eligibility

The following individuals qualify for full, partial or registration symposium scholarships:

  • LMIC country nationals working and/or studying in LMIC country are entitled to a full scholarship, if their abstract has been accepted by the symposium Program Working Group for oral or multimedia  presentations. Poster presentations are not eligible at this time due to sponsorship;
  • Full-time students, irrespective of their nationality, studying at an educational institution located in a High Income Country are eligible to partial or registration scholarship, if they can prove their full-time student status and if their abstract has been accepted by the symposium Program Working Group for oral or multimedia presentations in organized or abstract-driven sessions. Poster presentations are not eligible at this time due to sponsorship. Exceptions from this rule is only allowed if LMIC nationals-scholarship recipients studying at an educational institution located in HIC will produce:
    • evidence that they have made attempts to secure travel grant from an educational institution and/or from any other source(s) and were refused and/or a letter from an educational institution stating that the institution has no means/mechanisms offer travel support/grants to their students if the results of the scientific works are accepted by the symposium and if organizers provide partial scholarships and
    • file official letter/request with HSG to replace their partial or registration scholarship. Such request/letter has to provide complete information about reasoning/justification and should include the evidence described under point (i) of this exception.

Individuals working in high-income countries, irrespective of their nationality, are not eligible for scholarship support from symposium organizers.

How to apply and timeline

Scholarships are to be applied for during the acceptance process for abstracts selected to be in the program. Successful abstract submitters will be asked to apply for a scholarship in the acceptance notice.

Should you have any questions, please contact hsr@healthsystemsglobal.org