The scholarship programme was open to all students ( Masters and PhD) from all universities and research institutions around the country working around schistosomiasis research . This programme aimed to provide financial assistance to help students who would otherwise not have been able to attend the conference. Awardees of the scholarship were given complementary access to the conference. The scholarship covered registration fees and printing costs for the posters. 

Applicants were required to submit the completed online application form alongside:

  • An up-to-date CV. 
  • A document of not more than a page describing the skills, expertise or experience you will bring to the conference. Why you would like to attend this conference and your future career goals. 
  • A reference from your supervisor highlighting your qualifications and research skills.