About Financial Assistance
1. Travel grant funded by IGU
2. Registration fee grant for postgraduate students and early career scientists from low income countries funded by Local Organizing Committee of IGC 2016
3. All-cover grants for delegates from developing countries provided by Local Organizing Committee of IGC 2016
To be eligible for a congress grant, the abstract must be reviewed, accepted and put on the IGU 2016 Scientific Programme.
Please kindly note that you can apply for only one type of grant.
1. IGU Travel Grant
The International Geographical Union (IGU) announces the availability of travel grants to help defray the costs of participation in the 21-25 August, 2016 IGC in Beijing, China.
For more details please read Beijing 2016 IGU Travel Grant Application (Please click here to download the form). All documents required must be submitted directly to Vice-President Joos Droogleever Fortuijin by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications (including endorsement letters) are due at no later than 31 March, 2016.
2. LOC Registration Fee Grant
LOC will offer limited funding to assist postgraduate students and early career scientists (up to 35 years) from developing countries in attending IGC 2016.
To confirm eligibility for the congress grant, please be ready to submit copy of you ID card and Student Card to the LOC (if requested).
Awards will normally cover the cost of Congress Registration. Applicants must be able to cover the remainder of their costs from other sources.
Applications (please click here to download the form) should be accompanied by a soft copy of your ID card / student card, the abstract of your paper, a proof of submission of the abstract. Incomplete application will not be considered. All documents must be addressed to the Congress Secretariat by email email@example.com by 15 April, 2016.
Applications will be assessed by an ad hoc committee and its decision will be final. Successful applicants will be notified by 30 April, 2016.
The list of LOC Registration Fee Grant awardees will be published shortly. Please stay tuned.
3. LOC All-Cover Grant
A fund has been established to provide financial assistance for some international delegates who take an active part in the Congress but are unable to afford the full cost for attending it. These funds are to particularly assist geographers from developing countries.
Applications (please click here to download the form) shoule be accompanied by a soft copy of the abstract of your paper, the proof of your abstract submission, your CV and an endorsement letter. Incomplete application will not be considered. All documents should be addressed to the Congress Secretariat by email firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 April, 2016.
Applications will be assessed by an ad hoc Committee and its decision will be final. Successful applicants will be notified by 30 April , 2016.
Please click HERE to see the list of LOC All Cover Grant awardees
List of developing countries
Lao People's Democ. Rep.
West Bank and