Bursary application form

ICA Congress Bursary Program

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Bursary Candidates Selected: Check Your Emails to See if You Have Qualified!

We are pleased to announce the Abu Dhabi 2023 Bursary Program, which will provide funding assistance for up to 300 individuals to travel to Abu Dhabi and attend the Congress in October 2023.

The Bursary Program is designed to enable as many people as possible to actively participate in the Congress, especially those that may otherwise lack the financial means to come to Abu Dhabi. The program is a part of our aim to have a dynamic, diverse and representative community in Abu Dhabi to discuss the issues that matter most to our profession.

Depending on the particular needs of the recipient, the bursaries may cover all or some of the following expenses:

  • Return economy airfare to Abu Dhabi from the recipient’s closest airport
  • UAE airport transfers, in shared coaches
  • Hotel accommodation, with breakfast included
  • Congress registration – which provides food and beverage during the Congress, venue transfers in shared coaches
  • Application fees for a UAE Visa


  • Deadline for submitting the application form: 21 May 2023
  • Notification for the selected grantees: Week of 5 June 2023
  • Online briefing session for bursary participants: 12 September 2023
  • Arrival in Abu Dhabi: 9 October 2023

  • Application submission is closed.