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The ICKSH 2018 Organizing Committee will offer the Travel Grant Award to presenters and especially participants from developing countries to attend. Travel grants will be given to presenters whose abstracts have been accepted. The secretariat will contact awardees individually.


Awardees will receive a travel grant in the amount of USD 1,000.


1. Presenters of accepted abstracts are eligible for the travel grant.
2. Abstracts must be presented by awardees at ICKSH 2018.
3. Presenters need to register for the conference. (Registration fees will not be waived.)
4. Participants from developing countries qualify as classified by the World Bank.

< Eligible Developing Countries classified by the World Bank>

Afghanistan Chad Guatemala Madagascar Palau Swaziland
Albania China Guinea Malawi Panama Syrian Arab Republic
Algeria  Colombia  Guinea-Bisau Malaysia  Papua New Guinea Tajikistan
Angola Comoros Guyana  Maldives Paraguay Tanzania
Argentina  Congo, Dem. Rep Haiti Mali Peru Thailand
Armenia Congo, Rep. Honduras Marshall Islands Philippines Timor-Leste
Azerbaijan Costa Rica  India Mauritania Romania Togo
Bangladesh Côte d'Ivoire Indonesia Mauritius  Russian Federation Tonga
Belarus  Cuba  Iran, Islamic Rep. Mayotte  Rwanda Tunisia
Belize Djibouti  Iraq Mexico  Samoa Turkey
Benin Dominica  Jamaica  Micronesia, Fed. Sts. São Tomé and Principe Turkmenistan
Bhutan Dominican Republic  Jordan Moldova  Senegal Tuvalu
Bolivia Ecuador  Kazakhstan  Mongolia  Serbia Uganda
Bosnia and Herzegovina  Egypt, Arab Rep.  Kenya Montenegro  Sierra Leone Ukraine
Botswana  El Salvador  Kiribati Morocco  Solomon Islands Uzbekistan
Brazil  Eritrea Kosovo Mozambique Somalia Vanuatu
Bulgaria  Ethiopia Kyrgyz Republic Myanmar South Africa Venezuela, Bolivarian Rep. of
Burkina Faso Fiji  Lao PDR Namibia  South Sudan Vietnam
Burundi Gabon Lebanon  Nepal Sri Lanka Palestine, State of  
Cabo Verde Gambia, The Lesotho Nicaragua  St. Lucia Yemen, Rep.
Cambodia Georgia Liberia Niger St. Vincent and the Grenadines Zambia
Cameroon Ghana Libya  Nigeria  Sudan Zimbabwe
Central African Republic Grenada Macedonia, FYR  Pakistan Suriname

How to Apply

  • Step 1

    Download the
    application form

  • Step 2

    Complete and return to secretariat

  • Step 3

    Review by organizing committee

  • Step 4

    Notification by email

1. Complete and return the application form to the ICKSH 2018 Secretariat via e-mail ( by February 28, 2018.
* An appropriate subject line for the application e-mail is recommended, i.e. “Travel Grant applicant’s name.”
2. The ICKSH 2018 Organizing Committee will conduct the reviewing process and notify the awardees by email.
3. Awardees will be requested their signatures on-site.

Travel Grant Regulations

1. Candidates will be informed before the congress.
2. Awardees are required to visit the registration desk after their presentation.
3. A valid form of ID, such as a passport or driver license, must be presented upon claiming the grant at the congress.
4. Only one travel grant will be awarded per applicant, even if more than one abstract is submitted.
5. The travel grant will only be given to the presenter specified on the abstract.
* For questions regarding travel support, please contact (