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The ASHM Scholarship Program is offering scholarships to HIV s100 prescribers (GP/Primary care), Sexual Health Physicians & Hospital Based Specialists managing HIV to attend the CROI 2017 Conference to be held from 13-16 February, 2017 in Seattle USA.
The ASHM Scholarship Program is offering scholarships to HIV s100 prescribers (GP/Primary care), Sexual Health Physicians & Hospital Based Specialists managing HIV to attend the CROI 2017 to be held from 13-16 February, 2017 in Seattle, Washington.

Applicants who have been accepted by CROI to attend the conference will be eligible for this scholarship. If your scholarship application is successful, we will cover the cost for registration, return flights and accommodation (where required). 

A
pplication deadlines
Round One:  Thursday 8 December, 2016
Round Two:  Wednesday 18 January, 2017

 

CROI 2017: Seattle

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The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. CROI is a global model of collaborative science and the premier international venue for bridging basic and clinical investigation to clinical practice in the field of HIV and related viruses.

www.croiconference.org


Information for Scholarship Applicants

The ASHM Scholarship Program is offering scholarships to HIV s100 prescribers (GP/Primary care), Sexual Health Physicians & Hospital Based Specialists managing HIV to attend the CROI 2017 Conference

* PLEASE NOTE: Funds are always limited for the ASHM Scholarship Program, which is an industry-supported program where the industry sponsor indicates the conference they wish to support and the professional group that the support goes to (they DO NOT select the applicants).

Priority will be given to clinicians with higher caseloads, ASHM members and applicants who have not received funding from ASHM in the last 2 years. All applicants must complete the application truthfully and advise ASHM if their situation changes. All recipients must agree to blog from the conference.

Applicants who have been accepted by CROI to attend the conference will be eligible for this scholarship.

If your scholarship application is successful, we will cover the cost for registration, return flights and accommodation (where required). 


Abstract Submitters

If your abstract has been accepted by CROI 2017 and you are in need of support to attend the CROI 2017, kindly contact Rini Das at rini.das@ashm.org.au at your earliest convenience.


Scholarship Inclusions

      • CROI 2017 Conference Registration
      • Return premium economy or upgradable economy airfares
      • Accommodation for the duration of the conference only


Scholarship Selection Process

Once you have been notified by CROI of your acceptance, please DO NOT make payment for your registration and accommodation as ASHM will not be able to reimburse. If you are a successful scholarship recipient you will be required to provide ASHM with your CROI username and password so we can make payment on your behalf.

Only apply for a scholarship if you do not have access to the following:

      • Funds from a research grant to cover attendance at this meeting
      • Access to TESL OR equivalent professional development fund in your state
      • Funding from a pharmaceutical or other industry partner
      • Financial support from your employer


Deadlines

ASHM scholarship applications will consist of two rounds, with the following deadlines: 

      • Round One:  Thursday 8 December, 2016
      • Round Two:  Wednesday 18 January, 2017

PLEASE NOTE: Reimbursements cannot be provided for travel or accommodation already paid for. ASHM will book the travel and accommodation directly to the supplier on your behalf to fulfil the requirements of the grants. If you are a successful scholarship recipient you will be required to provide ASHM with your CROI username and password so we can make payment on your behalf. 


Other Important Dates

      • ASHM Scholarship Round 1 for CROI Abstract Presenters will open on Tuesday 15 November 2016
      • CROI Registrations will open on Thursday 1 December 2016


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