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CONFERENCE INCLUSIVENESS BURSARY PROGRAM

Financial support for attending IAIA20 in Seville, Spain.

PLEASE SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH ANYONE YOU KNOW WHO MAY QUALIFY.

Application Deadline:  6 January 2020
To apply: Complete the application form at the bottom of this page.

The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) is committed to global leadership to advance best practice in all forms of impact assessment via our network of members and practitioners.  We deeply value equitable and sustainable development and the right of citizens to have a voice in the decisions that affect them.  For those reasons, IAIA has created, and is accepting applications for, the IAIA20 Conference Inclusiveness Bursary.  Up to 15 bursaries may be given to representatives of Indigenous Peoples, affected communities, and under-represented populations in the form of a reduced registration fee of US$300, rather than the full US$1085.  The recipients are expected to cover all other costs associated with attending the conference.  It is IAIA’s hope that these bursaries will assist those individuals and groups who may be marginalized, vulnerable, or disadvantaged to be able build their knowledge and capacity to lead or participate in impact assessments through participation in our premier annual event.

 

WHO WOULD QUALIFY FOR A BURSARY?

A successful applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a member of Indigenous Peoples, affected communities, and/or under-represented populations.
  • Have a compelling case for how attendance at an IAIA conference would assist his/her community.
  • Have contributed to his/her community in the past.
  • Have a strong economic need for the bursary.
  • Be fluent in English.

Selection will consider compliance to all above mentioned criteria, as well as the additional requirements listed here.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must meet all of the above-listed qualifications.
  • Applicants must complete and submit an application by 6 January 2020.
  • The recipients must have valid passports and must obtain and pay for all necessary visas in a timely manner (if necessary).
  • Each bursary includes one conference registration at the reduced fee of US$300. The recipients are expected to pay all other costs associated with attending the conference.
  • The recipients are expected to attend IAIA20 in its entirety, remaining in Seville, Spain, from 26-29 May 2020.
  • The recipients shall submit comments and evaluations of the value of his/her conference participation to IAIA, as requested.

 

HOW TO APPLY
Complete the form below no later than 6 January 2020.

 

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