Joint ISSM/SLAMS Annual Scientific Meeting 2024 - Sept. 26-29, 2024

Travel Stipends

ISSM Travel Stipends to the 25th World Meeting on Sexual Medicine

Every World Meeting a number of ISSM Travel Stipends to be determined by the ISSM Board of Directors is made available for ISSM members to attend the World Meeting on Sexual Medicine. The travel stipends will contribute to covering travel, living expenses, and meeting registration fees. The funds will be reimbursed after the meeting, based on the specification of the expenses.

For the Joint ISSM/SLAMS Annual Scientific Meeting 2024, which will be held from September 26-29, 2024, in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), there are 20 ISSM travel stipends of USD 2,000 per person available for ISSM Members.

ISSM Travel Stipends will be distributed based on financial need. Members actively involved in ISSM committees, whose attendance at the World Meeting on Sexual Medicine would otherwise be hindered due to lack of funding, will receive additional consideration during the evaluation process. Evaluations will be reviewed by the ISSM Grants & Prizes Committee and approved by the ISSM Executive Committee. The stipends are exclusively available to full ISSM members.

Submit your application before the latest May 26, 2024.


  • Applicants must be ISSM full members in good standing, before the deadline (not a member yet? Apply here);

  • Applicants should have submitted an abstract for the meeting. This will be verified before the reimbursement, but no proof that a poster or talk is accepted is necessary at the application stage;

  • A completed (online) application form must be submitted before May 12, 2024.

  • People who received an ISSM Travel Stipend in the last five years are not eligible;

  • Applications can be submitted by members at various stages of their professional career (e.g., Masters and PhD students, postdocs, and lecturers), but applications from those working in lower-income countries and/or who are experiencing financial hardship will be given priority;

  • ISSM Members with an active role in one of the ISSM Committees will be given priority;

  • A completed (online) application form should be submitted including a resume and a short explanation of the need for the travel stipend;

  • People applying for a travel stipend are not permitted to receive additional travel funding support from a third party, e.g. from their institution, third-party funding or other grants;

  • A written proof* of professional degree is required (* Written proof: a letter from your organization signed by the chairman of the department where you are employed stating your professional degree.)

Requirements when receiving an ISSM Travel Stipend

  • Include the ISSM logo in your poster or presentation and mention the ISSM travel stipend in the acknowledgments;

  • Send in a completed claim form with the original tickets and receipts attached to reimburse you on your personal account;

  • Send us a picture of you in front of your poster at the meeting or a picture of you presenting your research and if possible, also actively tweet during the conference using the hashtag of the Joint ISSM/SLAMS World Meeting on Sexual Medicine 2024, #WMSM24.

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