ISPN Meeting 2018 Travel Award

Each year, ISPN wants to encourage younger people from low and lower-middle income countries (per World Bank classification) to attend & present at the ISPN Annual Meeting by providing the ISPN Meeting Travel Award.

The ISPN Meeting Travel Award covers up to USD1,500 in travel expenses and registration to the ISPN 2018 Annual Meeting in Tel Aviv, Israel. Travel expenses will be reimbursed after attending the meeting.

For the ISPN 2018 Annual Meeting 30 Travel Awards are available due to additional funding!

Further to this, additional support will be available to the Palestinian and African region (to apply for this, you can also fill out the form below)


Who is eligible to receive this award?

To apply for the Travel Award you should fulfill the following criteria and complete the online submission application at the bottom of this page:

  • Submit an abstract for the meeting, which needs to be accepted for presentation (submit your abstract before the 2 April 2018 deadline)
  • You should come from a low or lower-middle income country per World Bank classification
  • You have to be under 35 years of age by the time of the deadline
  • You have not received any ISPN support previously
  • You have to be professionally involved in pediatric neurosurgery
  • You need to provide a written letter of support (chief of department/ISPN member)

You will only receive the Award when you have attended the meeting.

Please note that ISPN membership is not required to be eligible for the award. However, we do encourage you to join ISPN as a member.



Abstracts should be submitted by the 2 April 2018 deadline. You will be notified of the result of your submission by Mid May 2018.

The deadline to submit your application for the ISPN Meeting 2018 Travel Award is 2 April 2018.

You will be informed about the result of your application early May 2018.