Travel Grants

To increase diversity of meeting participant and facilitate participants from eligible emerging or developing countries who are unable to raise the necessary funds to attend 6th WCRI, limited funding is available to subsidize the travel and accommodation costs on a need basis.

The level of travel grant support varies depending on the region of residence, as follows. Travel grant funds will be given to recipients during the conference and not in advance. Registration fee will be waived for all travel grant recipients.
Region Amount (HK$)
Asia 5,000
Africa 10,000
Eastern Europe 10,000
Central and South America 15,000

Criteria Applicants must be from eligible emerging or developing countries (list of eligible countries). Recipients must be one of the co-authors of an accepted abstract for oral or poster presentation.

  1. Application deadline: October 15, 2018 (by email:
  2. Application should include:
    • Completed application form
    • Proof of citizenship (e.g. copy of the biography page of your valid passport, copy of identity card, etc.)
    • Proof of work or student status (e.g. copy of student card, copy of staff card or copy of employment letter with valid dates, etc.)
    • A CV of not more than 5 pages
    • A letter of support (from supervisor, employer or education institution)
  3. Applicants will be notified of results at the latest by the end of January 2019. The decision is final and no appeal will be considered.

Funding Support The Co-Chairs would like to acknowledge the generous sponsorship from the following sponsors for supporting travel grants:
- Taylor and Francis Group
- Turnitin
- The Office of Research Integrity (U.S.)