Call for Application: Funding to Attend the 9th Africa Nutrition Conference (ANC 2024/ANEC IX)

As part of the African Nutrition Society’s’ efforts to support young scientist, researchers, students, nutrition and dietetics professional in the developing countries, the ANS/ANEC Travel Fellowship 2024 Award supports deserving applicants worldwide to enable them to participate in the 9th Africa Nutrition Conference (ANEC IX) in Cape Coast, Ghana, from 7 to 11 October 2024.

Criteria for Receiving the Fellowship
The Fellowship is open to university students or early career young scientists with an interest in nutrition and dietetics who wish to participate in the largest continental scientific gathering on nutrition in Africa taking place between the 7 to 11 October 2024 in Cape Coast, Ghana. The award is given as a contribution towards travel costs including return air travel, accommodation and conference participation. To qualify for an Award, the applicant should have submitted an abstract for the conference which has been accepted either for an oral or a poster presentation.  The selection for the Award will also consider equitable regional / country distribution of those who meet the criteria.  These will vary between 400 – 1000 USD depending on the cost.

This is a very competitive Award and all applications including confirmation of conference registration and abstract acceptance (including copies of the abstracts accepted) and applicants’ one page CV will be assessed by an independent panel.

Terms and Conditions for Travel Fellowship Award Recipients

  1. The award is given based on the merit of each application including equity of regional distribution in the case of the number of applicants from the same country in Africa.
  1. Applications must include a paragraph describing how receipt of the Award will benefit their participation in the ANC (ANEC) conference.
  1. Recipients must note that the funds can only be released upon arrival at the conference in Cape Coast, Ghana.
  1. Recipients must submit a brief report of their experience following the conference to the ANS, to be published in the ANS & GAND Newsletters and/or online on the contribution of the travel fellowship to the awarding body. The report should be brief but of a high standard and include and photographs as appropriate and should be submitted within four (4) weeks after the conference.
  1. Note that ANEC reserves the right to reclaim the award in full if the report is not provided.
  1. Please email your application form to ( no later than 16th August 2024 at 12 noon GMT sharp. Please note any application after this date will not be accepted.

Kindly download the form below:

ANEC IX Travel Fellowship Form 2024 ↓ (MS Word)

ANEC IX Travel Fellowship Form 2024 ↓ (PDF)

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