GRANT IN AID OF TRAVEL 

 

ISAM 2018

GRANT IN AID OF TRAVEL FOR PHYSICIANS in the field of ADDICTION MEDICINE

Five grants in aid of travel have been approved between ISAM which would enable the subsidizing of Addiction Medicine Physicians to Busan, South Korea to attend and present at the 2018 ISAM Annual Meeting November 3-6, 2018. One grant each is available for candidates living in North, Central or South America, Australia and  the African continent and another 2  grants are available for candidates living in the European continent.

The $2000 grant is to offset costs associated with the successful candidate presenting at the 20th ISAM 2018 Annual Meeting in Busan, Korea. Registration may be paid directly from the grant for successful applicants. ISAM membership dues will also be deducted from the award if applicable. The funds from the grant will be presented at the Annual General Meeting, the Gala Dinner or the Closing Ceremony depending on the programme. The successful applicant will be responsible for booking hotel, travel, visa for entry into the country if applicable, medical/travel insurance and any other general expense.

 

Eligibility criteria

(1)   Be affiliated with organizations with the capability/history of addiction research, teaching and/or treatment

(2)   Be involved in addiction research, and/or clinical and teaching activities in field of addiction medicine

(3)   Show promise of developing future research and /or service delivery

(4)   Present their current research at the ISAM 2018 meeting

(5)   Have sufficient language knowledge to present in English

 

Application must include

  • Abstract: “objectives, methods, results and conclusions” model is expected
  • Short curriculum vitae including birthday and list of publications (max two pages)
  • Two letters of reference (in English) stating (1) benefits of the applicant to his/her further research and/or clinical practice or teaching, and (2) potential contribution to home country in case of attending the meeting. [Selection Committee members are not eligible to write a reference]
  • Estimation of travel costs.

Application procedure – (Incomplete or delayed applications will not be considered)

A cover letter or email with contact information include mailing information and the other documentation can be sent via email to ISAM.mdorozio@gmail.com.

Deadline for application is August 24th, 2018

Selection Criteria

  • CV: affiliations to addiction related organizations, training research or teaching in addiction medicine
  • Quality of Abstract: objectives, methods, results, conclusions
  • Potential contribution to home country
  • Potential for ISAM growth
  • Travel Costs

The Selection Committee will be comprised of the three members of the ISAM Board of Directors

 Insurance

Participants are advised to arrange adequate cover for travel and health insurance before departing from their home country. The organizers do not accept any liability for personal injuries or for loss or damage to property belonging to meeting participants, either during or as a result of the event.

 

NIDA – ISAM 2018 FOR YOUNG INVESTIGATORS

Two grants in aid of travel have been approved between ISAM and NIDA (National Institute of Drug Abuse) which would enable the subsidizing of Young Investigators to Busan, South Korea to attend and present at the 2018 ISAM Annual Meeting November 3-6, 2018

The $2500 US grant is to offset costs associated with Young Investigators presenting at the 20th ISAM 2018 Annual Meeting in Busan, Korea. Registration may be paid directly from the grant for successful applicants. ISAM membership dues will be deducted from the award if applicable. The funds from the grant will be presented at the Annual General Meeting, the Gala Dinner or the Closing Ceremony depending on the program. The successful applicant will be responsible for booking hotel, travel, visa for entry into the country if applicable, medical/travel insurance and any other general expense.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be affiliated with organizations with the capability/history of addiction research, teaching &/or treatment
  • Be involved in addiction research, and/or clinical and teaching activities in field of addiction
  • Show promise of developing future research
  • Present their current research at the ISAM 2018 meeting
  • Have sufficient language knowledge to present in English
  • Some preference will be given to neighbouring low and low middle-income countries
  • Fellows may not have received ISAM grant-related travel support in the past year
  • The NIDA-ISAM grant in aid of travel will only be awarded once per individual
  • Age limit for Young Investigator is 45 years old or younger

Application Must Include:

  • Abstract: “objectives, methods, results and conclusions” model is expected
  • Short curriculum vitae including birthday and list of publications (max two pages)
  • Two letters of reference (in English) stating (1) benefits of the applicant to his/her further research and/or clinical practice or teaching, and (2) potential contribution to home country in case of attending the meeting. [Selection Committee members are not eligible to write a reference]
  • Estimation of travel costs.

Application procedure – (Incomplete or delayed applications will not be considered)

A cover letter or email with contact information including mailing information and the other documentation can be sent via email to ISAM.mdorozio@gmail.com.

Deadline for application is July 1st, 2018 – CLOSED

Selection Criteria:

  • CV: affiliations to addiction-related organizations, training research or teaching in addiction, age,
  • Quality of Abstract: objectives, methods, results, conclusions
  • Potential contribution to home country
  • Potential for ISAM growth
  • Travel Costs

The Selection Committee will be comprised of the Grant Principal Investigator and the NIDA Grant Liaison

Insurance

Participants are advised to arrange adequate cover for travel and health insurance before departing from their home country. The organizers do not accept any liability for personal injuries or for loss or damage to property belonging to meeting participants, either during or as a result of the event.