WCN 2017 Congress Bursaries

A limited number of bursaries will be ​awarded to young neurologists who wish to attend the Congress. 

The bursary comprises of free Congress Registration and a grant of $1000. Bursary winners will be able to claim their award after the Congress ends via an electronic link. Please note that this Bursary is not exchangeable for cash. Reimbursements will not be provided onsite at the Congress​. 

Bursary application is now closed
Application Deadline​: April 27, 2017

​Please note: Young Chinese national neurologists who may not  have received a WCN 2017 Congress bursary should consider contacting the Hong Kong Neurological Society on this link: https://www.hkns.org/ or via email: info@hkns.org


  • Persons under the age of 35 at the start of the congress i.e. born after 16 September 1982.​​
  • You must have submitted your abstract before April 27, 2017 the extended abstract submission deadline in order to be eligible for consideration. Applicants must have an abstract accepted by the scientific committee. IMPORTANT: If you are submitting abstracts for the 2017 Congress, you must do this BEFORE you complete this application form. You will need your unique abstract ID(s) in order to complete this application (this number can be located in your abstract submission confirmation email). ​
  • Applicants can be a resident of any country although the hosting country and developing countries are favored​. 
  • ​Applicants receiving registration support from any other source will not be eligible.

Applications must be accompanied by:

  • A scanned c​​opy o​f your passport - the page on which your personal details and photograph appear (Full Name, Nationality and Date of Birth).
  • ​​A letter of recommendation from the Head of your Department, confirming your position and any study you have completed.


Bursary applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application before the early bird registration fee deadline.

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