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Conference sponsorship scheme for delegates based in low- and middle-income countries

The College is excited to announce the launch of a sponsorship scheme for delegates that are native of middle-income countries and low-income countries (as defined by the World Bank).  

Click here to apply for a fully funded virtual place at the conference and see below for details on the application process. 

To apply for a free virtual ticket for the Spring CPD Conference, candidates must: 

1. Meet the eligibility criteria

  • Be pursuing a career in emergency medicine (EM)
  • Be native of a low- or middle-income country as defined by the World Bank
  • Be practising or training in their native country

2. Answer three questions

  • How will your attendance at this conference help your own development in EM?
    In your answer you could cover the following points (but not limited to): clinical practice, academic skills, research skills, teaching skills, management or administrative skills.
  • How will your attendance at this conference help the development of EM in your country?
    In your answer you could cover the following points (but not limited to): educational resources, the development of EM as a specialty and the development of emergency care systems.
  • How do you think RCEM can most effectively support EM in your country?

3. Provide details of your education and work history

4. Provide a letter from your current hospital or emergency medicine society confirming they support your application
Please note, we are unable to consider applications that do not have a letter of support.

For the purpose of processing applications personal details will be shared with reviewers. Details will be deleted 6-months after the application deadline.

Deadlines and timelines 

The deadline for applications is Monday 4 March 2024 at 09:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). 

All submissions will be reviewed and applicants will be notified via email whether they have been successful or not on or after Monday 18 March 2024. 

RCEM international partnerships 

If you are part of one of the following partnerships you are automatically eligible for a free virtual place to attend the conference and you do not need to apply: 

  • EMFP 
  • Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons partnership 
  • NW Syria – SBOMS partnership 
  • RCEM Egypt partnership 
  • Uganda SCALE partnership 

If you are part of any of these partnerships, your joining details will be sent to you by email in the week prior to the conference. 

If you have any questions, or require further help with your application please contact events@rcem.ac.uk. 



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