IAS/AVAC Media Scholarship Programme in Mexico

Applications for the IAS/AVAC Media Scholarship Programme are being accepted. To be eligible, candidates must be journalists and community educators reporting on HIV for a recognizing media or organization in any country. This program will provide an opportunity to attend a conference and training on HIV research. Expired 30 days ago, try next time!

Scholarship Description
The IAS/AVAC Media Scholarship Programme makes the conference accessible to a select group of highly-qualified journalists who would not otherwise be able to attend and report on the conference proceedings. The programme also provides a training on HIV research, a series of briefings through the conference week and targeted support to help journalists strengthen their HIV reporting skills.

Award Value

  • Travel to and from the 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019) (roundtrip ticket at lowest fare available from the nearest international airport)
  • Accommodation (in a budget hotel for the days of the conference)
  • A daily living allowance for each of the days of the conference (21-24 July 2019)
  • Participation in the IAS/AVAC Media Scholarship programme including a day-long training with HIV experts, briefings, press conferences and site visits, and dedicated support in the conference media centre.

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in media fields.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in Mexico.

Eligibility and Criteria
The IAS/AVAC Media Scholarship Programme is open to all journalists and community educators reporting on HIV for a recognized print, radio, broadcast or online consumer, medical, community or AIDS Service Organization-sponsored media outlet in any country who is at least 18 years old at the time of the conference.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Submission Deadline
24 January 2019.

Website and Application Link