CML Horizons 2014 - Scholarships


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Application for Scholarship / Conference Grant

CML Horizons 2014, the international conference for organizations representing people with CML, will take place 2-4 May 2014 in Belgrade, Serbia. This two and a half day conference has the aims of:

  • Updating patient advocates on developments in different aspects of CML management
  • Helping participants develop skills to support their roles as advocates
  • Reviewing successful strategies that can be used by advocates to address common problems/issues
  • Building patient group capacity
  • Providing a forum for patient advocates from different countries worldwide to network and exchange of best practice.

The conference agenda has been prepared by a Steering Committee which consists of leading CML patient advocates from around the world.
20 travel grants, full or partial,  are available for advocates who are interested in attending the conference and who cannot find local sponsors for their attendance. Applications for these grants are invited from interested advocates. Those that are granted will receive an economy class return ticket and will not need to pay the conference fee.

Grant Eligibility

To be eligible for scholarship / grant, candidates should:

  • Be a staff member or volunteer of an established CML patient organization that is a member of CML Advocates Network,
  • Be in a country where a local sponsor is unavailable to support attendance at the conference, or
  • Be an individual who is in the process of setting up a CML patient organization where regulations prohibit local sponsoring his/her attendance at the conference.
  • Hold a position where they can shape ongoing advocacy activities and initiate new ones
  • Be proficient in English Preference will be given to applicants coming from countries with limited resources.

Grant Types

We are offering 2 types of grants, which will be given according to the needs of each applicant.

  • Full grant: This grant will cover both the flight costs and an exemption from the conference fee.
  • Partial grant: This grant will cover either the flight costs or the conference fee. 

Application procedure

Interested advocates should submit a  document completed application form (70 KB) by 16 March 2014. Please email your application to Natasa Kokir, email:

The CML Steering Committee members will review and prioritize all applications received by the application closing date. Applicants will be informed whether they will receive a grant, and whether it is a full or partial grant, by 23 March 2014.



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