Travel Grant Submission

 Travel Grants

Standard Travel Grants

All delegates submitting an abstract may apply for travel grants during the abstract submission process. Please note that abstract submission is now closed.

Requirements: 40 years of age or less, ISPAD member (all dues paid), first author of an abstract. For applicants coming from America and Oceania the grant amounts to 1,500 EUR, for countries in Eurasia and Middle East to 250 EUR and for those from East Asia and Africa to 750 EUR.

Please note that the travel grants may not cover all travel costs.

Travel grant awardees still need to pay registration fees and need to arrange their travel and accommodation.

Please see the table below for important dates.

 Opening Date from March 5, 2013
 Closing Date May 28, 2013
 Notifications to be sent end of July, 2013

Developing World Initiative Travel Grants

Please note that special travel grant applications are now closed.

Special travel grants will be awarded to delegates coming from non-high income countries (see the World Bank list at for reference.

The special travel grants are intended for people with financial difficulties, which otherwise would have prevented them from attending the meeting and include economy travel, housing and free registration.

The recipient of this grant is not expected to bring their spouse or other significant person to the meeting, as this would imply that the applicant is not in the economic position that this grant is reserved for.

Applications must be sent to the Secretary-General, Carine de Beaufort ( with a CV, stating your current position and work for children with diabetes. There will be an application fee of 50 USD, which will be returned upon arrival in Gothenburg. The deadline for these travel grants is April 1, 2013 to allow sufficient time for travel planning and visa applications. Only participants who have submitted an abstract (including abstracts in the category “Diabetes project in developing country”) for the meeting will be considered for these grants. Abstracts can be submitted online from March 5, 2013