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Fellowship Program Overview

The objective of the APAN Fellowship Program is to promote "Global collaboration" through applicants participation in APAN meetings, which is held twice yearly. It is hoped that the meeting would provide them with the right environment to "network" with other researchers. It is also the intend that the participant will promote Global Collaboration among their local community after the meeting.

Fellowships are offered on a competitive basis, to be chosen from participating economies in APAN. Specifically, students (graduates and undergraduates) are encouraged to apply, although young researchers may be accorded sponsorship. Applicants whose papers are accepted for presentations will have favored status. A short note from the candidate on his/her "Motivation to Participate" may also help the reviewers in their final selection.

Eligibility Criteria
  1. Candidate should be citizen of economy of Asia-Pacific region.
  2. Candidate must belong to University/Research & Development Community/Non-Profit organization.
Application Procedure
For fellowship application, please fill up the application form and send to sec@apan.net.

Applications involving paper presentations will be given preference. Applications other than the prescribed format will not be considered. Applications that are submitted after the deadline will be rejected.
Selection Procedure
Applications will be screened and short listed candidates will be invited to join meeting.
  1. Application Submission
  2. Selection Results
  3. Acknowledgement from selected fellows through email within specified date.
  4. In the case of non-receipt of email acknowledgement, another fellow on the waiting list will be selected.
  5. Waiting List announcement
  6. APAN Meeting
Fellowship Fund Coverage
SN. Coverage Item
1. Registration Fee   Access to All Sessions/Workshops/Tutorials
2. Food   Lunches, tea break and social events
3. Local transportation   Transport Allowance (to and from Airport - accommodation site)
4. Accommodation   Harbourview Hong Kong - Twin sharing, check in 20 Feb 2011, check out 25 Feb 2011.
Blacklisting policy
Selected fellows will be blacklisted if they check-out their accommodation without informing in advance. All fellows are expected to provide a summary report after the meeting.
Other Notes
  1. Fellowship is not transferable.
  2. Airfare is not provided.
  3. Fellows must present their passport for the purpose of identification upon arrival. You are advised to bring your passport during the conference.
  4. Attendance during the conference is compulsory.
If you have any questions, please contact the organizing team at ongbl@singaren.net.sg.

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