Scholarship Opportunities

We are pleased to announce a number of Scholarship opportunities are available for the 7th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users. We will be a offering a number of full or partial scholarships.

A full scholarship will include:

  • Conference registration
  • Return economy class flights
  • Accommodation

A partial scholarship will include:

  • Conference registration

Make sure you are aware of the selection criteria before you apply.

New Investigator Scholarships: Deadline Friday 4 May 2018

To apply you must:

  • Be currently enrolled in a BSc, PhD or Masters Degree
  • Submit an abstract before the deadline Friday 4 May 2018

New Investigator Scholarships will be allocated according to the top-ranked peer-reviewed abstracts

Practitioner Scholarships: Deadline Friday 4 May 2018

A limited number of scholarships will be available for people providing HCV prevention and care for people who inject drugs. This includes nurses, physicians, social workers, pharmacists, needle and syringe program workers, counsellors, peer workers etc.

Community Based Scholarships: Deadline Friday 4 May 2018

To apply you must:

  • Work or volunteer in a drug user organisation or a grassroots non-government organisation

NOTE: When allocating community scholarships, INHSU will be prioritising the attendance of community members living with hepatitis C (or who have previously had hepatitis C) and/or people who have a history of injecting drug use. In addition to this, five full community-based scholarships have been made available for participants from low/middle income countries to participate in the meeting.

The INHSU Scholarship programme 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.