The Global Alcohol Policy Conference (GAPC) Organizing Committee is delighted to invite applications for bursaries to attend the GAPC 2023 Conference taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, 24 – 26 October 2023.
This will be the 7th Global Alcohol Policy conference which is fast becoming the key policy forum for alcohol policy makers, advocates, researchers, civil society activists and practitioners globally.
A limited number of bursaries are available to attend the 2023 conference. We are particularly interested in applications from low- and middle-income countries.
What will the bursary cover?
Full or partial bursaries are available. A full bursary will cover economy flights to and from Cape Town, airport transfers in Cape Town, accommodation, and conference fees. It does not cover home-country transport, visa costs or a per diem.
Partial bursaries may include registration only; accommodation and flights only; flights only or accommodation only.
Selection of bursaries will take the following into consideration:
- The applicant must have an abstract accepted for oral or poster presentation.
- The applicant is working on/or researching high levels of heavy episodic drinking and related harms, and its long history of challenges in getting policy shifts in areas such as controls on alcohol marketing and retail sales of alcohol.
- conference will be valuable to applicants, both professionally and personally.
Applications close 29th May 2023 11:59pm SAST. Please note, no applications via email will be accepted. For any queries contact Ms Kefiloe Masemola | SAMRC Kefiloe.Masemola@mrc.ac.za .