ISMRM & SMRT Annual Meeting Accessibility Grants Program

2020 Accessibility Grants Program

Application Deadline: 16 December 2019 at 23:59 EST

Grants of up to US$500 are available to ISMRM & SMRT members attending the upcoming ISMRM 28th Annual Meeting in Sydney, Australia, 18-23 April 2020, and/or SMRT 29th Annual Meeting, 17-20 April 2020, who will incur additional expenses for childcare during the meeting or who would be unable to attend without caregiver assistance due to a disability. Expenses must be documented by receipts. In the event that the number of requests for grants exceeds the funding available, preference will be given to applicants in the early stages of their careers.

Who Should Apply?
Current (2020) ISMRM and SMRT members whose attendance at the upcoming ISMRM 28th Annual Meeting and/or SMRT 29th Annual Meeting is predicated upon additional support for childcare or other caregiver support.

Allowable Expenses:

  • Childcare expenses at the site of the meeting;
  • Extra child/dependent care expenses at home incurred because the primary caregiver is attending the meeting (such as overtime at a childcare center, cost of sitter, etc.); or
  • Expenses incurred in bringing a caregiver and/or dependent, such as payment for the caregiver’s flight ticket.

Please note: Receipts/invoices will be required for all expenses.

Unallowable Expenses:

  • Regular home-based child/dependent care expenses;
  • Travel or other expenses related to the attendee’s participation in the meeting (including registration, meals, travel to the meeting, or other expenses the attendee would already be incurring by attending the meeting)
  • Food
  • Tickets to local museums, amusement parks, etc.

What Funds are Available?
Grants of up to US$500 are available. In the event that the number of requests for grants exceeds the funding available, preference will be given to applicants in the early stages of their careers.

How to Apply?
Applicants must fill out & submit the online form below.

When to Apply?
Applications are due on or before 16 December 2019 at 23:59 EST.

When will funds be awarded?
Award notifications will be send in mid-February.

* ISMRM assumes no liability or responsibility for caretaker or childcare services of any sort. It is the responsibility of the applicants to thoroughly investigate all providers.

Accessibility Grants Application Form

Application Deadline: 16 December 2019 at 23:59 EST

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