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Nominations are invited for ICID Scholarship to Young Professionals


With the objective of intensifying the involvement of young professionals in ICID’s activities, all Young Professionals are provided 50% concession in the Registration Fees for attending ICID meetings/ annual events/ conferences as today’s young professionals will be tomorrow’s pillars in ICID.

At the 64th International Executive Council (IEC) meeting held at Mardin in October 2013 it was decided to further facilitate participation of Young Professionals, partial sponsorship is being provided to ten young professionals every year in the ICID events viz. World Irrigation Forum/ Congress/ IEC commencing from 22nd Congress in 2014 in Korea.

All National Committees/ partner International Organizations are requested to nominate one or two Young Professionals (YP) who is engaged in irrigation and drainage sector and who are willing to take active part in the upcoming 22nd Congress, by way of contributing papers, becoming rapporteurs and coordinators. The scholarship will consist of:

(i) To and fro air travel ticket by shortest route by economy class; 
(ii) Full waiver of registration fee for the Congress; and
(iii) A lumpsum out of pocket allowance.

Young professionals (below 40 years) may send their Nomination Forms to the concerned National Committee or a partner International Organization of ICID for validation. The last date for receiving the completed Nomination Form, through Member National Committees/ International Organizations to the ICID Central Office, New Delhi is 15 May 2014.

The Young Professionals whose papers are accepted for presentation by the Technical Committee of the event; those contributing to the WG-YPF and any other WGs of ICID; and those willing to participate in and contribute to the ICID events regularly will be given preference in awarding the scholarship. The selected candidates will be informed two months in advance of the event.

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News date 06/05/2014
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