ISPN Meeting Attendance Scholarships

ISPN Meeting Attendance Scholarships - 2024

To encourage younger people from low and lower-middle income countries (per World Bank classification) to attend and present, the ISPN is once again offering ISPN Meeting Attendance Scholarships of up to USD 2,000. The amount of the scholarship will vary based on travel distance/time.


Please review the criteria below & submit your application by May 13, 2024.



The ISPN Meeting Attendance Scholarship is to be used towards registration, travel and accommodation for the ISPN 2024 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 13-17, 2024.

The scholarship will only be transferred (via bank transfer) after you have attended the ISPN 2024 Annual Meeting.




To apply for the ISPN Meeting Attendance Scholarship you should fulfil the following criteria and complete the online submission
application below:

  • Submit an abstract for the meeting via this page, which needs to be accepted for presentation
  • You have to be under 35 years of age by the time of the deadline
  • Applicants should be members of the ISPN (Note: Student members are not eligible for this scholarship) – If you are not yet an
    ISPN member, please join ISPN
  • You should come from a low or lower-middle income country per World Bank classification – You will be requested to upload a proof of annual income during the application
  • You have preferably not received any previous ISPN support
  • You have to be professionally involved in neurosurgery for children
  • You need to provide a written letter of recommendation (head of department or ISPN member)

You will only receive the Scholarship (and only via bank transfer) after you have attended the meeting.

Please note that ISPN membership is required to be eligible for the scholarship. Therefore, please join ISPN as a member.




Abstracts should be submitted by the extended deadline of May 6, 2024. You will be notified of the result of your abstract submission by early June 2024.

Your scholarship application can be submitted until Monday, May 13, 2024.

Submit your application by completing the application form here and selection will be done according to the abovementioned criteria.

You will be informed about the result of your scholarship application by end of May/early June 2024.


Registration is now open!

Click here to register for ISPN 2024 with early bird rates.

Registration is now open!

Click here to register for ISPN 2024 with early bird rates.