Scholarships available for HIV conference [Worldwide]

Posted on Dec 18, 2018 in Specialized Topics

Journalists interested in HIV issues can apply for a scholarship to attend this conference.

The International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science will take place June 21 to 24, 2019 in Mexico City. 

The IAS/AVAC Media Scholarship Program will fund qualified journalists who would not otherwise be able to attend and report on the conference.

The program also provides training on HIV research, a series of briefings through the conference week and tailored support to help journalists strengthen their HIV reporting skills.

Priority will be given to journalists representing media outlets or wire services with a wide regional or national reach, with a proven history of covering HIV and/or AIDS and/or infectious diseases, and based in South East Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean or Sub-Saharan Africa.

The deadline is Jan. 24, 2019.