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Scholarship Policy

1. Past TRANSEDs have awarded scholarships, mainly to delegates with disabilities (with or without attendants) from the hosting nation and from developing and transitional economies. The number of scholarships and the level of support varied, depending on funding and in-kind services available.

2. For TRANSED 2012, scholarships may be awarded to needy participants with or without disabilities, and the coverage will include one or more of the following major items:

• Conference registration

• Travel support

• Accommodation

• Meals and incidentals

• Expenses for the assistant/attendant

3. The scholarships awarded may be full or partial, and may include expenses for attendants where justified.

Application procedure

4.  Applicants seeking Scholarship to attend the 13th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2012, India), to be held during September 17-21, 2012, New Delhi India, must apply to the Secretariat, TRANSED 2012, India  along with following documents:

(i) Duly filled Application Form (click here to download

(ii) Final Written Paper on the prescribed format (Refer to  Guidelines for writing papers) for the abstract accepted by International Scientific committee as a Paper/Poster.

(iii)  Two Reference Letters in support 

Note: Incomplete application form or forms without above documents will not be considered by the Scholarship Committee. 

Evaluation Criteria

5. A sub-committee under the Scientific Committee will be set up to consider applications received, with reference, but not limited to, the following criteria:


• The applicants’ residential origin and state of development;

• The type, nature and amount of funding requested;

• Status: (Author, presenter, student, practitioner, NGO/ DPO);

• The quality of paper(s) submitted, and Type of disability.

Important Deadline

6. The deadline for the receipt of the application form, along with a full written paper and two reference letters is May 30, 2012. Application received after the above date will not be considered.

Scholarship Award Ceremony

• A Scholarship Award Certificate will be presented to the recipient during the conference.

• Photos will be taken of each award recipient and as a group during the award ceremony. A copy will be given to the recipient as souvenir and one for TRANSED 2012 file.

Method of sending the application and documents

Duly signed copies of the application form and reference letters along with other required documents in support of the applicant should be scanned and sent by email to secretariat@transed2012.in  & transed2012.india@gmail.com 

The Original application along with supporting documents as above, which form this Application, shall be sent by mail/courier to the Secretariat at following address:

TRANSED 2012 Secretariat (Attn: Scholarship Application)

Svayam – An initiative of SJ Charitable Trust
Jindal Centre
12, Bhikaiji Cama Place
New Delhi -110066, India

The personal information provided hereunder will be kept confidential and will be used for assessment of this application only.