19th World Congress of Psychiatry, Lisbon, 21-24/8/2019

Dear Colleagues,

This is to cordially invite you to the 19th World Congress of Psychiatry, Lisbon, 21-24 August 2019.
Those eligible may apply for an Early Career Fellowship at the earliest. Deadline: 14 March 2019

WCP provides an ideal forum for early career professionals to further their professional knowledge and share their research with global leaders in psychiatry.

As part of a shared goal to foster learning and development of early career psychiatrists, the WPA is delighted to offer fellowships which include:

1. Covering registration fees
2. Three nights of accommodation in a 3 star hotel (to cost up to €120 per night).
3. Travel grant (economy class only) as follows (to be reimbursed after the Congress):-Europe – up to €300, -International (Australia/Asia/ USA/Canada/Africa) – up to €800 and -Local (Portugal) – up to €100

Criteria for application:

1. The candidate must be a member or trainee affiliate or equivalent of a WPA Member Society
2. Have no more than five years elapsed since the completion of specialist training
3. Be fluent in English
4. Have a superior educational and professional record

Application Documents Required

1. Letters of recommendation from the head of the department or from the president of the member society or WPA Section Chair; which should confirm that the applicant is a psychiatrist or a trainee in psychiatry with no more than 5 years’ professional experience since first qualifying as a psychiatrist.
2. A curriculum vitae (Resume)
3. A letter of motivation

Valid nominations will be assessed systematically by a panel of peers and senior psychiatrists appointed by the Congress Scientific Committee. No more than 3 fellowships will be awarded to applicants residing in any one country. Half the fellowships will be awarded each to women and men applicants.

Please visit website: https://2019.wcp-congress.com/fellowships/ for more information.

Hearty welcome to WCP Lisbon, once again!

Roy Abraham Kallivayalil
Secretary General, World Psychiatric Association