Apply for a Scholarship to Attend the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017)

The IAS (International AIDS Society) is seeking applications in order to provide scholarships to applicants to attend the IAS 2017 Conference on HIV Science.

The 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) will take place on 23-26 July 2017 at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, France. It is organized by the International AIDS Society (IAS) in partnership with the ANRS (France Recherche Nord & Sud Sida-HIV Hépatites).

Deadline to apply for scholarships: 1 February 2017

Through the Scholarship Programme, the conference organizers commit to make the conference accessible to people from resource-limited settings, researchers, young people, and community representatives.

Priority will be given to those whose participation will help enhance their work in their own communities, to those who are able to assist in the transfer of skills and knowledge acquired at the conference, and to those whose abstract submission has been selected.

Scholarship applicants will be able to request a full or partial scholarship.

  • full scholarship may include:
    • Registration fee for the conference (include access to all sessions and exhibitions);
    • Travel (pre-paid airfare at the lowest fare available, from the nearest international airport);
    • Accommodation (shared in a budget hotel or dorm for the days of the conference);
    • Modest daily living allowance for the duration of the conference (23-26 July 2017).
  • partial scholarship includes any combination of the above.

Media Scholarship Programme

  • A limited number of scholarships will also be available for media representatives from around the world.
  • Media scholarship applicants will be asked to provide media accreditation and supporting documents.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Scholarship Programme is open to everyone around the world working or volunteering in the field of HIV and AIDS who are at least 16 years of age at the time of the conference.
  • The programme provides financial assistance to help people who would otherwise be unable to benefit from the conference.
  • Scholarship selection will be based on a non-biased scoring system.


For more information, please visit the IAS 2017 website.

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