Travel Scholarship Support

WBC 2016 will offer an extensive “Travel Scholarship Program” for delegates from developing countries. In order to qualify, the applicants must have successfully submitted an abstract to the Congress. A selection committee has been established among the International Scientific Committee, who will evaluate the submitted abstracts and score for merit.

The Congress, through Travel scholarship sponsors, will sponsor a minimum of 25 delegates from developing countries!

Benefits of Travel Scholarship Recipients

Each travel scholarship is valued at $1,500 CDN and will provide the recipient with the following benefits:

  1. Complimentary Congress registration pass
  2. Cash stipend between $500-1,000 CDN depending on country / city of origin
  3. Access to affordable housing at university residences

Benefits of Travel Scholarship Sponsors

  1. sponsorship cost: $1,500 CDn per scholar
  2. Each sponsor will be assigned to Scholar/s.
  3. Sponsor logo will be printed on the Scholar/s award certificate/s in order for the Scholar to know which company provided the support.
  4. Company sponsorship will be announced on Congress website, in the digital Final Program which will be available via a mobile app.
  5. All Travel Scholarship sponsor logos will be displayed during the award ceremonies. 


Leader Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

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01 Abstract Submission Deadline: September 15, 2015 (now closed)
02 Extended Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2015 (now closed)
03 Notification Letters: December 10, 2015 (sent)
04 Early-bird Registration: January 21, 2016 (now closed)
05 Regular Registration: March 21, 2016
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