To enable an inclusive conference and excellent researchers to come to PIMRC London 2020, that may not otherwise be able to, the conference is offering a series of students grants on a competitive basis.
These grants aim to support students from low-income countries and those facing financial difficulty.
PIMRC London 2020 Student Grants
PIMRC London 2020 will offer 30 students grants to support students from low-income countries attending the conference, along with those suffering financial difficulties.
- 15 grants will consist of free registration and accommodation for 5 nights.
- 15 grants will consist of free registration and accommodation for 5 nights, with the addition of a travel grant of up to £750.
Students who have an accepted paper and are applying from the following countries will be prioritised. Applications should be made at the point of paper submission.
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lao People’s Democratic
Papua New Guinea
Republic of Moldova
São Tomé and Principe
Syrian Arab Republic
United Republic of
How to Apply for a Student Grant
The application should be submitted electronically via EDAS.
The application must include the following:
A half-to-one page letter including the following information:
- Current student status and level (e.g. PhD or MRes),
- Country of residence and study
- A list of international conferences the student has previously attended, detailing the year of each conference.
- Does the student wish to apply for registration and accommodation with a financial grant, or only registration and accommodation
- If applying for a financial grant the letter should detail the reasonable travel costs the student will incur (a maximum grant of £750 can be requested) – this should break down the anticipated cost of each aspect of the journey, including flights and any subsistence costs required while in London.
- A supporting statement as to how you will benefit from the grant, and the need for the grant to help you attend PIMRC 2020.
A support letter from the student’s advisor which should include:
- Confirmation that the student is enrolled with good standing
- The strengths and potential contributions of the student
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