Scholarships

ASIAN SCHOLARS*


Up to 12 abstracts that are submitted by Asian scholars who apply for the scholarship will be selected by the conference organizing committee. Successful applicants will receive a bursary of up to €1,650 to pay for the conference fee, travel, and subsistence expenses associated with the conference.



Eligibility Criteria


To be eligible, applicants for scholarship will have to be:


  • Either: A scholar/researcher residing in Asia and carrying out research on Asia or an Asian country, or: A doctoral student of Asian nationality who is carrying out research on Asia or an Asian country (doctoral student applicants may be residing outside Asia)
  • Carrying out research on some aspect of drug policy reform
  • Not a recipient of more than one previous scholarship to attend an ISSDP conference.
  • Willing and able to present a paper at the conference in English
  • Able to receive money via bank transfer from a UK bank account


Selection

The conference committee will be responsible for choosing the scholars. They will decide: a) Which abstracts submitted by Asian scholars are suitable for presentation at the conference, and: b) If there are more than 12 suitable abstracts, which 12 are of the highest quality (originality, methodology, and relevance to drug policy).

*Please note: the availability of these scholarships is dependent on ISSDP receiving funding for them. Confirmation of the availability of these scholarships will be made at the time that decisions on abstracts are announced.


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS


Up to three abstracts that are submitted by doctoral students who apply for the scholarship will be selected by the conference organizing committee. Successful applicants will receive a bursary of up to €700 to pay for travel and subsistence expenses associated with the conference as well as free registration to the conference (which includes meals and refreshments that are included in the conference package for all participants).


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, applicants for scholarship will have to be:


  • Engaged as doctoral students (full or part-time) at a University (no geographic restriction)
  • Carrying out research on some aspect of drug policy
  • Not a previous winner of a scholarship to an ISSDP conference
  • Willing and able to present a paper at the conference in English
  • Able to receive money via bank transfer from a UK bank account


Selection

The conference committee will be responsible for choosing the scholars. They will decide: a) Which abstracts submitted by doctoral students are suitable for presentation at the conference, and b) If there are more than three suitable abstracts, which three are of the highest quality (originality, methodology, and relevance to drug policy).


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SCHOLARS FROM LOW- OR MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES


Up to three abstracts that are submitted scholars from low- or middle-income countries (see list below) who apply for the scholarship will be selected by the conference organizing committee. Successful applicants will receive a bursary of up to €700 to pay for travel and subsistence expenses associated with the conference as well as free registration to the conference (which includes meals and refreshments that are included in the conference package for all participants).


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, applicants for scholarship will have to be:


  • Citizen of a low- or middle-income country (See Annex A( and working in low- or middle-income country.
  • Carrying out research on some aspect of drug policy
  • Not a previous winner of a scholarship to an ISSDP conference
  • Willing and able to present a paper at the conference in English
  • Able to receive money via bank transfer from a UK bank account


Selection

The conference committee will be responsible for choosing the scholars. They will decide: a) Which abstracts submitted by scholars from low- or middle-income countries are suitable for presentation at the conference, and b) If there are more than three suitable abstracts, which three are of the highest quality (originality, methodology, and relevance to drug policy).


Annex A: List of low- or middle-income countries (World Bank June 2017)

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cambodia
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Congo, Rep.
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt, Arab Rep.
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Fiji
Gabon
Gambia, The
Georgia
Ghana
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Rep.
Iraq
Jamaica
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea, Dem. People's Rep.
Kosovo
Kyrgyz Republic
Lao PDR
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Macedonia, FYR
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia, Fed. Sts.
Moldova
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Pakistan
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Samoa
São Tomé and Principe
Senegal
Serbia
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
St. Lucia
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela, RB
Vietnam
West Bank and Gaza
Yemen, Rep.
Zambia
Zimbabwe