The George Frank Student Travel Grant, established, is sponsored by Dr. Christopher Frank, President of the Canadian Geriatrics Society in memory of his father, Dr. George frank, who taught at the University of Nairobi medical school.
The grant, valued at CAD 2,000 (two thousand Canadian Dollars) provides funding to support one student to present their research in the area of ageing and health at the 20th World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, to be held in Seoul, South Korea.
Student Travel Grant Eligibility
The applicant must:
There are no restrictions on departments or disciplines of study. However the student must demonstrate that his field of study is focused on the area of ageing and health
Fully Sponsored Student Travel Grant to Korea: Grant Application Procedure
To apply the student must submit the following:
1. A completed application form (link to form)
2. A duly signed letter of recommendation from the chair or department head of his/her graduate programme.
The letter should include:
The letter should be sent separately by the author of the letter to [email protected]
3. A copy of the abstract submitted to the 20th World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
4. A copy of the notification that the abstract (or at least one of the abstracts, if more than one were submitted) has been accepted by the Congress.
(This can be sent at a later date if it is not available at the time of this application)
Acceptance of the award implies in an agreement to write, within one month from the end of the Congress, a report about the student’s experience at the Congress, its highlights and how attendance has benefited him/her on academic/professional levels. Reports may be posted on the IAGG website.
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