ESCP's policy on support offered to conference delegates from low GNI countries follows:

ESCP is committed to facilitating an inclusive conference that is open to all. This policy details the support available to applicable delegates and the conditions of it being offered.

ESCP offers a financial support package for up to 5 applicants that aims to welcome delegates for whom attendance at an ESCP Conference may not ordinarily be an option.


Successful applicants must satisfy the follow criteria:

  1. Must be employed in a relevant coloproctology role.
  2. Must reside and practice in a country ranked 100 or higher in the World Bank’s Gross National Income table [1]. Download the table here (PDF).
  3. Must submit a report, prior to their attendance at conference, on the state of coloproctology
    in their country.
  4. Must be an ESCP member at the time of applying. Click here to join.

The support offered to successful applicants includes:

  1. Complimentary registration to the annual ESCP Conference, including a ticket to the Conference Dinner.
  2. Complimentary accommodation in the city of the ESCP Conference.
  3. Travel bursary of up to €1000 (travel will be booked for successful applicants by ESCP).

Should you wish to apply, please submit a short CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 29 June 2018.

Applications will be assessed by ESCP Committee Members and all applicants will be advised of the outcome via email by 6 July 2018.

Please note that delegates who have previously availed of this policy are welcome to apply again, however preference will be given to new applicants should ESCP receive more than 5 applications.

[1] https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/NY.GNP.PCAP.PP.CD?year_high_desc=false

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