In an effort to forge a diversified MS community within the Asia Pacific Region, the PACTRIMS Travel Grant contributes funds to qualifying individuals’ travel expenses for Congress participation. This is done to encourage participation from healthcare professionals in the Asia Pacific Region, increasing the prominence and importance of research and interest in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the Region and encourage mutually beneficial interaction among MS healthcare professionals.
To qualify, individuals must;
1) Be practicing Healthcare Professionals with experience of 5 years or less in Neurology including the following;
Specialists/Physicians, Post-Graduate Students/Training Neurologists, Registrars, Medical Officers, Pharmacists, Nurses
2) Have an abstract accepted at the 13th PACTRIMS Congress
The PACTRIMS Travel Grant of USD$ 1,000 is only available to non-Singaporean residents excluding healthcare professionals practicing in Singapore, and the first 25 applicants. A photocopy of your passport showing your name and nationality and a declaration as proof of five years or less experience as a healthcare professional is required and must be signed by the Head of Department or Institution.
Citizens of Iran, Crimea, North Korea and Cuba are not eligible for the Travel Grant.
Qualifying individuals must fill out an application form available ONLINE or from the registration desk during the Congress from 11 to 14 November, 2020. The application form (inclusive of bank account information), photocopy of your passport showing your name and nationality and a declaration of proof of experience must be submitted in person to the Secretariat by 14 November, 2020.
The grant will be credited to qualifying individuals via telegraphic transfer within 90 days after the end of the PACTRIMS Congress.
Completed applications and accompanying documents must be received by the the last day of the Congress on 14 November, 2020. Late submissions will not be entertained.