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Individual Grants

We are able to provide grants to support travel to conferences and funding for other items required to progress the knowledge of PWS in your country and support your association and experts to develop their skills and reach. We can also provide financial support and speakers if you are working to organise a conference or workshop.

Grants and funding are aimed at individuals who would not be able to attend an event otherwise and it is always a condition of the grant that the knowledge gained will be used to benefit the wider PWS community in your own country on your return from the event. In the past we have also been able to fund small projects and translations. Sign up to our newsletter so you will be notified of future funding schemes.

2019

A generous grant from Friends of IPWSO (USA) enabled 11 delegates to be awarded IPWSO Scholarships for travel to the 10th International Prader-Willi Syndrome Conference held in Havana, Cuba, 13-17 November 2019.

 

Juan Carlos Reyna (Mexico)
Professional

 

Jorge Estanislao La Serna Infantes (Peru)
Professional

 

Molelekeng Sethuntsa (South Africa)
Professional

 

Nikolinka Yordanova (Bulgaria)
Professional

 

Denitsa Dimitrova (Bulgaria)
Parent

 

Anil Choubey (India)
Parent

 

Mario Arnoldo Mendez (El Salvador)
Parent

 

Maria Elvira Garcia Ronderos (Colombia)
Parent

 

Zurab Abjandadze (Georgia)
Parent

 

Esther Maina (Kenya)
Professional

 

Sandra Costi (Argentina)

Parent

Recipients from previous years

2018
Gayatri Iyer (India), Professional
Asia-Pacific conference, Brisbane, Australia, 2018
Augustina D’Cunte (Argentina), Professional
Scholarship to the PPCB Conference, Munich, Germany, August 2018

Do Thuy Lan (Vietnam), Professional
Scholarship to the PPCB Conference, Munich, Germany, August 2018

Maria Benedekova (Slovakia), Parent
Registration to the PPCB Conference, Munich, Germany, August 2018
2016
IPWSO Scholarships for travel to the 9th International Prader-Willi Syndrome Conference held in Toronto, Canada, 2016.
Marta López (USA/Spain), Professional
Asmaa Chakkour (Morocco), Sibling
Fernando Briones (Spain), Parent
Simone Ito (Brazil), Professional
Neil Gumley (Australia), Professional Caregiver

Do you want to find out more?

If you have a particular project in mind or know of a conference you would love to attend get in touch with us and we can talk about how to take this forward. 

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