ISPOR Travel Grants were established to support eligible ISPOR members in attending the Society's conferences, including the ISPOR Annual, ISPOR Europe, ISPOR Asia Pacific, and ISPOR Latin America conferences.


  • The candidate for the grant must be an active, current ISPOR member and must have a primary residence in a country classified by the World Bank as Low/Lower-Middle/Upper-Middle economy
  • The candidate for an ISPOR conference (held in North America) or ISPOR Europe conference must reside in a country/region in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, or Oceania
  • The candidate for an ISPOR Asia Pacific conference must reside in a country/region in Asia or Oceania
  • The candidate for an ISPOR Latin America Conference must reside in a country/region in Latin America
  • The candidate must be employed by an academic, government, or nonprofit organization
  • The candidate must not be a student [Note: Students may apply for the ISPOR Student Travel Grant]
  • The candidate must not have received an ISPOR Conference Travel Grant during the past 5 years

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The candidate must submit a:

  • Proposal (up to 250 words) showing how they will contribute to the development of health economics and outcomes research or the use of outcomes research in healthcare decisions in their own country/region based on this ISPOR Conference Travel Grant experience. Proposal should include relevant aspects of an applicant’s professional background
  • Brief description (up to 100 words) demonstrating the need for financial support to attend an ISPOR conference that is not available by any other means
  • Applications are scored and ranked according to a standardized scoring framework that includes contributions to ISPOR and HEOR

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Nature of the Grant:

The recipient of the ISPOR Conference Travel Grant receives the following to attend an ISPOR conference:

  • A complimentary registration to the ISPOR conference
  • A complimentary ISPOR Short Course registration (up to 4 courses per conference)
  • Up to US $1,800 for airfare (coach), transportation, and lodging expenses

Note: Funds to attend the ISPOR conferences are reimbursed after the conference, as well as each recipient being responsible for booking their own hotel and flights. ISPOR does not release funds nor book flights or accommodations  prior to any conference for any recipient.

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Selection Timeline:

  • ISPOR Conference Travel Grant Application submission deadline is 3 months prior to an ISPOR conference
  • ISPOR Conference Travel Grant grantees are determined 2 months prior to an ISPOR conference 

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  • ISPOR Conference Travel Grant is promoted through ISPOR consortia/networks/regional chapters, ISPOR regional newsletters, the ISPOR website, and
  • ISPOR Travel Grant grantees are announced on webpages of ISPOR consortia/networks/regional chapters

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Selection Committee:

  • The ISPOR Conference Travel Grant Committee consists of 5 members recommended by the Executive Committee of the ISPOR Asia Consortium, ISPOR Latin America Consortium, ISPOR Central and Eastern European Consortium, ISPOR Africa Network, and ISPOR Arabic Network. Each consortium/network recommends 1 committee member who is the member of the consortium/network. Committee members must be full ISPOR members and reside in the respective region
  • The Committee is responsible for the selection of up to 40 grantees a year distributed among the ISPOR conferences, including ISPOR, ISPOR Europe, ISPOR Asia Pacific, and ISPOR Latin America. The Committee members may consult their consortium/network leadership in the selection of candidates from their region

Please email us with any questions.

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ISPOR Conference Travel Grant Awardees

ISPOR Europe 2019 - Copenhagen, Denmark: 2-6 November 2019

  • Aline Nascimento, (Brazil), National Cancer Institute and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Hanan Zaky, (Egypt), Central Administration of Pharmaceutical Affairs - Ministry of Health
  • Manthan Janodia, (India), Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India
  • Didik Setiawan, (Indonesia), Universitas Muhammadiyah Purwokerto
  • Mohan Regmi, (Nepal), B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Sunsari, Nepal
  • Shumaila Furnaz, (Pakistan), National institute of cardiovascular diseases
  • Edward Mezones-Holguin, (Peru), Center of Excellence for Economic and Social Studies in Health- Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola University (USIL)
  • Hela Grati, (Tunisia), INEAS
  • Mackline Hope, (Uganda), Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
  • Mariya Leleka, (Ukraine), HTA Department of State Expert Center
  • Olena Shylkina, (Ukraine), The State Expert Center of the MoH
  • Kseniia Ratushna, (Ukraine), National University of Pharmacy
  • Sandjar Djalalov, (Uzbekistan), Pharmaceutical Institute and Westminster International University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

ISPOR Latin America 2019 - Bogota, Colombia: 12-14 September 2019

  • Ernesto Cárdenas Flecha (Peru), Universidad de Piura
  • Juan Alva (Peru), Hospital Edgardo Rebagliati Martins
  • Romina Arely Tejada Caminiti (Peru), Peruvian National Institute of Health
  • Giustino Adesso (Venezuela), Central University of Venezuela (UCV)

ISPOR 2019- New Orleans, LA, USA: May 18-22, 2019

Vahram Ghushchyan (Armenia), American University of Armenia

Emmanuel Berinyuy Kamga (Cameroon), Effective Basic Services (eBASE) Africa

Junxiang Zhou (China), Sichuan Cancer Hospital

Wai-kit Ming (China), Sun Yat-sen University

Jaime Alejandro Hincapié García (Colombia), University of Antioquia

Charles Nii Kwade Ofei-Palm (Ghana), Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

Abhimanyu Prashar (India), Maharishi Markandeshwar Deemed to be University – Mullana

Muhammed Rashid PP (India), Sri Adichuchanagiri College of Pharmacy

Kyaw Zay Ya (Myanmar), Innovations for Poverty Action

Uchenna I Eze (Nigeria), Olabisi Onabanjo University Sagamu Ogun State Nigeria

Muhammad Samsoor Zarak (Pakistan), Bolan University of Medical and Health Sciences

Rahman Gul (Pakistan), Institute of Public Health Quetta

Yvonne Kamara (Uganda), Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University

ISPOR Europe 2018 - Barcelona, Spain: 10-14 November 2018

Irina Kazaryan (Armenia), Yerevan State Medical University

Nermeen Ashoush (Egypt), The British University in Egypt

Daniel Asfaw Erku (Ethiopia), University of Gondar

Yonas Getaye Tefera (Ethiopia), University of Gondar

Sreedhar Dharmagadda (India), Manipal

Samer Kharroubi (Lebanon), American University of Beirut

Piyush Mittal (Malaysia), International Medical University, Malaysia

Laxmi Subedi (Nepal), BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Ahsan Saleem (Pakistan), The Aga Khan University Hospital

Saul Espinoza Rivera (Peru), Seguro Social de Salud del Perú

Melih Kaan Sozmen  (Turkey), Izmir Katip Celebi University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health

Ochanda Perez Nicholas (Uganda), Infectious Diseases Institute

Lidiya Minko (Ukraine), Danylo Galytskyi Lviv National Medical University

Trung Quang Vo (Vietnam), University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

ISPOR Asia Pacific 2018 – Tokyo, Japan: 8-11 September 2018

Sohail Ahmad (Malaysia), Faculty of Pharmacy, MAHSA University

Carlo Irwin A. Panelo (Philippines), University of the Philippines Manila

Nguyen Nguyet Tram Luu (Viet Nam), Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Ha Thi Vo (Viet Nam), Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Dwi Endarti (Indonesia), Faculty of Pharmacy, Gadjah Mada University

Mamatha Krishna Murthy (India), Faculty of Pharmacy, M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences

Yusra Habib Khan (Pakistan), Institute of Pharmacy, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Pakistan

Mohammad Safiqul Islam (Bangladesh), Noakhali Science and Technology University

Pradeep Manohar Muragundi (India), Manipal College of Pharmacuetical Sciences

Bindu Malla (Nepal), Gandaki Medical College

Ganesan Rajalekshmi Saraswathy (India), Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Sri Harsha Chalasani (India), JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru

Reshmi Bhageerathy (India), Manipal Academy of Higher Education

ISPOR 2018 - Baltimore, MD, USA: May 19-23, 2018

Mohammed Assen Seid (Ethiopia), Lecturer at University of Gondar, Ethiopia

Begashaw Melaku Gebresillassie (Ethiopia), Lecturer and Researcher at University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia

Asnakew Achaw Ayele (Ethiopia), School of Pharmacy, University of Gondar

Viktoriia Dobrova (Ukraine), Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy National University of Pharmacy

Chin Fen Neoh (Malaysia), Universiti Teknologi MARA

Amanual Getnet Mersha (Ethiopia), University of Gondar, Ethiopia

Yordanka Koleva (Bulgaria), Center for Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Sofia

Kofi Akohene Mensah (Ghana), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Mohamed Hassan Elnaem (Malaysia), International Islamic University Malaysia

Manal Elhamamsy (Egypt), Faculty of Pharmacy, Ain Shams University

Oksana Vashchenko (Ukraine), Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University

Paola Andrea Rivera Ramirez (Peru), Institute of Health Technology Assessment and Research (IETSI) – Peruvian Social Security (EsSalud), Lima, Peru. Biologist; Master in Science in Public Health.

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