2019 PBC Conference Travel Scholarships

Application Rules

To be considered for travel scholarship, applicants must apply online.

Application deadline March 31, 2019

A total of 50 travel scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first served, basis. Each application received by the Canadian PBC Society will be date and time stamped to determine who receives the travel scholarship. Travel scholarships applications must be received before March 31, 2019. All decisions are made by the Canadian PBC Society and are final.

Amount of Travel scholarships will be $350 per recipient.

Applicants who are awarded travel scholarships must pay their conference fee to the Canadian PBC Society on or before April 16, 2019. This includes mailed and credit card conference fee payments. No exceptions. If recipient does not pay his or her conference fee by April 16, 2019, the award will be voided, and the travel scholarship will be awarded to the next applicant on the waiting list.

Travel scholarships are non-transferable. If for some reason you cannot attend the conference, your travel scholarship will be awarded to the next applicant on the waiting list.

Travel scholarships can only be awarded and used by PBC patients. No family or friends will be awarded a travel scholarship. $350 travel scholarships will be distributed at the end of conference and recipients must attend the conference to obtain the travel scholarship.

If applicant is selected for a travel scholarship but cancels his or her attendance to the conference for any reason, the next application in line based on the time/date stamp will be awarded the scholarship.

Travel scholarships are awarded to assist patients in attending the 2019 PBC Conference and may be used for travel expenses for the patient only.  No receipts are necessary and money can be applied to any costs incurred by the patient.