Concurso de Fellowships Para el Congreso Mundial WPA de Lisboa

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Noticia 28 de febrero 2019

Dear Colleagues,

We are looking forward to meeting you all at the 19th World Congress of Psychiatry, Lisbon, 21-24 August 2019. 

Kindly encourage those eligible in the respective countries in your Zone to apply for an Early Career Fellowship at the earliest. Deadline: 14 March, 2019 

WCP provides an ideal forum for early career professionals to further their professional knowledge and share their research with global leaders in psychiatry. 
As part of a shared goal to foster learning and development of early career psychiatrists, the WPA is delighted to offer fellowships which include :

  1. Covering registration fees
  2. Three nights of accommodation in a 3 star hotel (to cost up to €120 per night). 
  3. Travel grant (economy class only) as follows (to be reimbursed after the Congress):-Europe – up to €300, -International (Australia/Asia/ USA/ Canada/Africa) – up to €800 and -Local (Portugal) – up to €100

Criteria for application:

  1. The candidate must be a member or trainee affiliate or equivalent of a WPA Member Society
  2. Have no more than five years elapsed since the completion of specialist training
  3. Be fluent in English
  4. Have a superior educational and professional record

Application Documents Required

  1. Letters of recommendation from the head of the department or from the president of the member society or WPA Section Chair; which should confirm that the applicant is a psychiatrist or a trainee in psychiatry with no more than 5 years’ professional experience since first qualifying as a psychiatrist.
  2. A curriculum vitae (Resume)
  3. A letter of motivation

Valid nominations will be assessed systematically by a panel of peers and senior psychiatrists appointed by the Congress Scientific Committee. No more than 3 fellowships will be awarded to applicants residing in any one country. Half the fellowships will be awarded each to women and men applicants.
Please visit website: https://2019.wcp-congress.com/fellowships/  for more information.

Looking forward to meeting you at Lisbon,

Best wishes,

Roy Abraham Kallivayalil
Secretary General, World Psychiatric Association