FINANCIAL AID OPPORTUNities
REGISTRATION FEE DISCOUNT
A discounted student registration fee is available for students that provide proof of their student status, such as a copy of a recent transcript, letter from an administrative professional, or a copy of a dated student ID card. Student proof must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to payment.
Further information on student registration or to register at this rate, please visit our registration page.
STUDENTS AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS WORKSHOP
Seasoned IA practitioners and academics speak about their career path, and participate in a speed-mentoring activity. Stay connected by attending other SYP social activities during the week.
Tuesday 26 May | 08:30-12:00 | Price: $15 | Pre-registration is required.
STUDENTS AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS BURSARY PROGRAM
Up to 25 bursaries will be given to students and young professionals in the form of waived registration fees to attend IAIA20. The recipients are expected to cover all other costs associated with attending the conference. Potential candidates are those who have never before attended an IAIA annual conference and are either currently a student enrolled in an impact assessment or related undergraduate or graduate program OR are currently employed in the field of IA and living/working in a country listed under the World Bank’s GNI categories of low-income economies, lower-middle-income economies, and upper-middle-income economies. Young professionals must be 30 years or younger at the time of application to qualify. There is no age restriction for students.
Full application instructions are posted at http://conferences.iaia.org/2020/young-professionals-bursary.php. The application deadline is 6 January 2020.
CONFERENCE INCLUSIVENESS BURSARY Program
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.
Full application instructions are posted at https://conferences.iaia.org/2020/conference-inclusiveness-bursary.php. The application deadline is 6 January 2020.
EXXONMOBIL PNG LIMITED CAPACITY BUILDING STIPEND (CBS) PROGRAM
The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) is pleased to offer this CBS program to aid Papua New Guinea nationals in attending IAIA20. Five applicants who meet all qualifications will receive a stipend to attend the conference. Funds for this program were made possible by IAIA20 sponsor, ExxonMobil PNG Limited.
Full application instructions are posted at https://conferences.iaia.org/2020/exxonmobil-limited-capacity-building-stipend-cbs-program.php. The application deadline is 11 November 2019.
OIL FOR dEVELOPMENT CAPACITY BUILDING STIPEND (CBS) PROGRAM
The International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) is pleased to offer this CBS program in partnership with the Norwegian Environmental Agency’s Oil for Development Programme, to aid individuals in attending IAIA20.
The primary objective of this program is to help reduce poverty in OfD countries by providing training and knowledge to impact assessment professionals that are working to sustainably manage their country’s petroleum resources. Twenty-five applicants who meet all qualifications will receive a stipend to attend the conference.
Full application instructions are posted at https://conferences.iaia.org/2020/oil-for-development-stipend.php The application deadline is 11 November 2019.
RITA R. HAMM IA EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP
The Rita R. Hamm IA Excellence Scholarship honors the legacy that IAIA’s former CEO has left on the organization and the field of impact assessment. One scholarship will be offered in conjunction with IAIA20, allowing a young practitioner in the region of the host country to attend. Potential candidates are those who have never attended an IAIA annual conference in the past and submit an abstract to present a paper at IAIA20 by the 31 October abstract deadline.
Full application instructions are posted at https://conferences.iaia.org/2020/rita-r-hamm-ia-excellence-scholarship.php. The application deadline is 2 December 2019.
STUDENT TRAINING COURSE FEE WAIVERS
A limited number of free training course registrations are available to student participants of IAIA20 once courses reach their minimum paid enrollments. If you are interested, please send the following to email@example.com:
- Your name
- A 300-word statement of interest explaining how the chosen training course could contribute to your research or student career
- Proof of full time student status (proof can be provided in the following forms: a copy of a recent transcript or a letter from an administrative professional indicating your full time student status)
- First and second course choices
Applications for free course registrations will only be accepted between 30 March to 15 April 2020. Allocations of the free training course slots will be made by 30 April 2020, based on the order in which the requests were received and subject to instructor approval.