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AIDS Vaccine 2010

at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center

CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

Conference Scholarships, New Investigator Awards and European Commission Funded Programs

Application Process and Eligibility


AIDS Vaccine 2010 deadline to apply for a Conference Scholarship or New Investigator Award was Friday, 23 April.  Award notifications will be sent on Wednesday, 23 June. 

Scholarships are awarded to the individual and are non-transferable.  All scholarships will be awarded based on the availability of funds.

Applicant Requirements and Eligibility

  • Award and Scholarship Application Form
  • A statement (250 word maximum) describing the applicant's career interests, reasons for attending the Conference, and need for financial assistance
  • A current copy of his/her Curriculum Vitae (CV) limited to three (3) pages
  • A recommendation letter verifying the applicant's eligibility and merit for scholarship from an institutional or organizational official, supervisor, or colleague who can attest to the applicant's need for financial assistance. The letter must:
    • Be on institutional or organizational letterhead
    • Be less than 250 words
    • Include contact information for the recommending party
  • Abstract submission is not required, but preference will be given to applicants who are the presenting author of accepted abstracts.

Conference Scholarships

Conference Scholarship Eligibility
Researchers from resource-limited settings, with special attention to those from developing countries that have demonstrated financial need. Abstract submission is not required, but preference will be given to applicants who are the presenting author of accepted abstracts.

Should additional funding become available, some applicants may be selected to receive a travel scholarship for an airline ticket (coach class / non refundable) and registration to the Conference if they have not been selected for a Conference Scholarship. If selected for a travel scholarship, the recipient will be responsible for their lodging and incidental expenses.

Award Includes:

  • Complimentary Conference registration
  • Airline ticket (coach class / non refundable)
  • Four (4) nights lodging at the Conference venue, the Omni Hotel


New Investigator Awards

New Investigator Award Eligibility
You must be in full compliance with application requirements, be a graduate student, fellow or junior faculty within the first three (3) years of a faculty appointment and the presenting author of an accepted abstract. New Investigator Awards are based on the quality and score of the submitted abstract and are selected from the Conference Scholarship applicants. All scholarship applicants who meet the eligibility criteria will be considered for the New Investigator Award.

Award:

  • Complimentary Conference registration
  • Airline ticket (coach class / non refundable)
  • Four (4) nights lodging at the Conference venue, the Omni Hotel
  • Oral presentation of accepted abstract
  • $1,000 award presented to the awardee at the Conference


European Commission Funding

European Commission Funding Eligibility
The European Commission will inform eligible researchers that Conference participation can be fully covered by and claimed within their project.
 

Application Policy

By accepting funding, you consent to distribution of your email address to a scholarship funding organization. Selected funding recipients will be indicated in the abstract book as funded by a specific Conference partner. Email addresses will not be distributed for any reason other than for AIDS Vaccine Conference Scholarship partner communications.