In a bid to encourage students, grassroots activists, scholars etc from around the world to attend the 2015 International Drug Policy Reform Conference, the Reform Conference has recently announced to distribute scholarships to aid the attendees.
It is news of relief for many who are looking forward to attend the International Drug Policy Reform Conference 2015, which will be conducted at Washington D.C. metro area in later part of 2015. However, these scholarships are only made available to attendees to allow them cover the full cost of attending the conference.
It draws a wide range of participants including international students, grassroots activists, scholars and other researchers, law enforcement officers, treatment providers, public health advocates.
The eligible applicants are requested to make contributions for all their personal expenses during their conference period.
The applicants are required to meet the following eligibility criteria to successfully receive the scholarship to attend the conference:
-They must reside in USA
-They must show acceptable reasons to get financial assistance to attend the conference
-They must demonstrate clearly the added advantage of attending the reform conference with a solid potential to take home some of the skills, knowledge and contacts to improve their local work.
-They should be able to cover at least a part of their expenses.
Applications for 2015 National Scholarships are now open for attendees and to submit the application online you may visit the National Scholarship apply now page.
The deadline of receiving the application has been extended to 30th June 2015.
However, the application fee for 2015 National Scholarship is decreased to $20 only from $50 and it is non-refundable.
Application fees for scholarship awardees will be applied to their registration cost and same is also applicable for applicants without scholarship support. For any further queries related to national scholarship you may contact Stephanie Polito at spolito-at-drugpolicy.org.
Application for International Scholarships 2015 is also open now and its deadline is extended up to 15th June 2015. Applicants may submit their application online directly by visiting apply now page of the scholarship.
However, applicants will require ID and password to apply for the international scholarship. So, to get the password for accessing the scholarship and for additional queries on how to apply you may contact Zara Snapp at [email protected]
The Reform Conference is the biennial event that is organized with a hope to bring together people from different countries that have same belief that drugs are doing more harm to humans than good. The event brings together over thousands of attendees from different parts of the world.
More than 30 countries participate in this event. 2015 International Drug Policy Reform Conference will provide an opportunity to applicants to spend three days together with people that are dedicated towards finding best alternatives to war on drugs. The applicants will participate in sessions that will be offered by global leaders. The conference is particularly sub-categorized into different topics addressing diverse aspects of drug policy information. There will be over 50 sessions over the course of three days along with some plenary sessions. So, register now to take part in the upcoming event.