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Scholarship Opportunities

The DSSA and its affiliated societies will be sponsoring 10 Resident and young consultant scholarships as well as 17 free pre-congress workshop tickets for the Durban congress worth $14 000.

Kindly note that you should not indicate which scholarship you are applying for as this will be decided by the committee.

  1. DSSA: x 4 scholarships worth $1000 each and one free workshop for each scholarship.
    Conditions of Application:
    • You must be a member of either ASDV or AWDS as a prerequisite (please email membership payment confirmation).
    • You must be a Resident / Young Consultant (please email confirmation letter from your Head of Department).
    • Your abstract must be accepted for oral or poster presentation (please email proof of acceptance).
    • Non South Africans only i.e. applicants must be from Africa but can't be South African.

  2. AWDS: x 2 scholarships worth $1000 each and one free pre-congress workshop for each scholarship.
    Conditions of Application:
    • You must be member of AWDS as a prerequisite.
    • You must be a Resident / Young Consultant (please email confirmation letter from your Head of Department).
    • Your abstract must be accepted for oral or poster presentation (please email proof of acceptance).
    • Non South Africans only i.e. applicants must be from Africa but can't be South African.

  3. ASDV: x2 Scholarships worth $1000 each and one free pre-congress workshop for each scholarship.
    Conditions of Application:
    • You must be a member of ASDV as a prerequisite.
    • You must be a Resident / Young Consultant (please email confirmation letter from your Head of Department).
    • Your abstract must be accepted for oral or poster presentation (please email proof of acceptance).
    • Non South Africans only i.e. applicants must be from Africa but can't be South African.

  4. Dr Jean Bolognia (USA) scholarship x 1 worth $1000 and one free pre-congress workshop.
    Conditions of Application:
    • You must be a member of either ASDV or AWDS as a prerequisite (please email membership and payment confirmation).
    • You must be a Resident / Young Consultant (please email confirmation letter from your Head of Department).
    • Your abstract must be accepted for oral or poster presentation (please email proof of acceptance).
    • Non South Africans only i.e. applicants must be from Africa but can't be South African.

  5. Dr Valerie Callender (USA) Scholarship x1 worth $1000 and one free pre-congress workshop.
    Conditions of Application:
    • You must be a member of either ASDV or AWDS (please email membership and payment confirmation).
    • You must be a Resident / Young Consultant (please email confirmation letter from your Head of Department).
    • Your abstract must be accepted for oral or poster presentation (please email proof of acceptance).
    • Non South Africans only i.e. applicants must be from Africa but can't be South African.

  6. Dr Julie Hodge (USA): Scholarship x1 worth $1000 and one free pre-congress workshop.
    Conditions of Application:
    • You must be a member of either ASDV or AWDS (please email membership payment confirmation).
    • You must be a Resident / Young Consultant (please email confirmation letter from your Head of Department).
    • Your abstract must be accepted for oral or poster presentation (please email proof of acceptance).
    • Non South Africans only i.e. applicants must be from Africa but can't be South African.

  7. Free tickets to attend any of the pre-congress workshops. Only one ticket per applicant.
    Conditions of Application:
    • South Africans only (ID copy must be emailed through).
    • Registrar (please email letter confirming residency).
    • You must be a member of AWDS as a prerequisite (please email proof of membership).
    • Your abstract must be accepted for oral or poster presentation (please email proof of acceptance).

Please note

  • Closing date for submission of abstracts is the 10th May 2018.
  • Submit your abstracts and required documents to: Lethishah@turnersconferences.co.za
  • A panel of judges will be appointed, and winners will be informed on the 17th May 2018. Kindly respond within 5 days of receipt of your letter and confirm your attendance otherwise the scholarship will be awarded to the next best candidate.
  • We are grateful to our society sponsors (DSSA, ASDV, AWDS, and SASDS) and individual colleagues for their generous sponsorships.
  • For membership details please contact;
    AWDS - Sarina Drusinsky - sarini@telkomsa.net
    ASDV - Dr Ayesha O Akinkugbe - ahseya68@yahoo.com