Travel Grants

The ICKSH 2019 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 1,500.


1. Presenters of accepted abstracts are eligible for the travel grant.
2. Abstracts must be presented by awardees at ICKSH 2019.
3. Presenters need to register for the conference. (Registration fees will not be waived.)
4. Participants from LOW-INCOME ECONOMIES, LOWER-MIDDLE-INCOME ECONOMIES or UPPER-MIDDLE-INCOME ECONOMIES qualify as classified by the World Bank.

< Eligible Countries (under $12,055 income) classified by the World Bank >

AfghanistanChadGrenadaLibyaNigeria  Swaziland
AlbaniaChinaGuatemalaMacedonia, FYR  Pakistan  Syrian Arab Republic
AlgeriaColombiaGuineaMadagascarPapua New Guinea  Tajikistan
American SamoaComorosGuinea-BissauMalawiParaguayTanzania
AngolaCongo, Dem. RepGuyanaMalaysiaPeru  Thailand
ArmeniaCongo, Rep.HaitiMaldivesPhilippinesTimor-Leste
AzerbaijanCosta RicaHondurasMaliRomaniaTogo
BangladeshCôte d'IvoireIndiaMarshall IslandsRussian FederationTonga
BelizeDjiboutiIran, Islamic Rep.MauritiusSamoaTurkey
BeninDominicaIraqMexicoSão Tomé and PrincipeTurkmenistan
BhutanDominican Republic  JamaicaMicronesia, Fed. Sts.SenegalTuvalu
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEgypt, Arab Rep.KazakhstanMongoliaSierra LeoneUkraine
BotswanaEl SalvadorKenyaMontenegroSolomon IslandsUzbekistan
BrazilEquatorial GuineaKiribatiMoroccoSomaliaVanuatu
BulgariaEritreaKorea, Dem. People's Rep.MozambiqueSouth AfricaVenezuela, RB
Burkina FasoEthiopiaKosovo  MyanmarSouth SudanVietnam
BurundiFijiKyrgyz RepublicNamibiaSri LankaWest Bank and Gaza
Cabo VerdeGabonLao PDRNauruSt. LuciaYemen, Rep.
CambodiaGambia, TheLebanonNepalSt. Vincent and the GrenadinesZambia
Central African RepublicGhanaLiberiaNigerSuriname

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 2019 Secretariat via e-mail ( by December 9, 2018.
* An appropriate subject line for the application e-mail is recommended, i.e. “Travel Grant applicant’s name.”
2. The ICKSH 2019 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 (