Tailored Opportunities: Early Career Conference Grants


This grant supports early career academics without previous experience to participate in international conference held in any country other than their country of employment.


Applicants must be employed as an academic (research and/or teaching) role by Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) member institution with less than 10 years of employment experience. Eventhough, Ethiopian Universities are not members of ACU, but Ethiopians who are studying or conducting research in the ACU member Universities can benefit from the grant.


The applications close on Sunday 31 March and grant must be used to participate in a conference between 1 June 2019 and 31 December 2019


The application should be made online. Proof of a paper submission/acceptance must be attached to the application form. Applicants must provide a letter of support from their head of department.


The maximum amount of each grant is GBP £2,000. The Grant covers travel and visa costs, conference fees, accommodation and subsistence. 30 grants are available in 2019.

For more details about the call please visit the link below: https://www.acu.ac.uk/scholarships/early-career-conference-grants/?utm_source=Communicator&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=Untitled17&utm_campaign=7672075

If you need any support in making an application, post your question in the comment box below.

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Author: African Academic/Researcher

Science and Research by Africans for Africa

3 thoughts on “Tailored Opportunities: Early Career Conference Grants”

  1. I attend the field epidemiology and labratory training program at Jimma university,Ethiopia.
    My abstract accepted for the tropical disease conference will be held at Italy, Rome in Nov. 2019. Can i apply?

  2. I work in Obafemi Awolowo Unversity ile-Ife Nigeria which was not included in the ACU universities have been to US for a training and not a a conference Can I still apply?I

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