Young Fellowship Programme

As part of the Young Fellowship Programme the WPA is awarding scholarships to young professionals whose scientific contribution is accepted for the scientific programme. 

The scholarship includes free admission to the WPA XVII WORLD CONGRESS OF PSYCHIATRY and additionally for country groups B, C and D a travel grant of EUR 300. Determine country group here. Please note that the Young Fellowship Programme is limited.

Eligibility criteria for the WCP 2017 Young Fellowship Programme

  • under the age of 40 at the opening date of the congress (8 October 2017)
  • in full time training and and/or practicing for less than 7 years (residents and those candidates within 7 years from specialisation)

How to apply for the Young Fellowship Programme

Step 1: Create a new account
Step 2: Fill in the application form for the Young Fellowship Programme.
Step 3: Please have the following documents ready:
- a letter of recommendation from your supervisor or head of department which proofs the resident status and a curriculum vitae with your application.
- a copy of your passport or another document that proves your age, e.g. a birth certificate.
- your CV
Step 4: Submit an abstract to the congress via "MY CONGRESS" until 10 April 2017.
Step 5: After the deadline, every application will be reviewed carefully. You will be informed about the outcome by the end of April 2017.

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Your contact to the Congress and Exhibition Office

Paulsborner Straße 44 I 14193 Berlin, Germany
Telephone: +49-30-300 669 0

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