How to apply for a travel grant
Applications are processed by email through the OpenMRS community help desk. By applying for a travel grant, you understand that:
Travel grant process workflow
- Review the event you would like to attend, and review this page to evaluate if the event (and you) are eligible for sponsorship.
- Fill and send your application in text format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Wait patiently for a response from the Travel Committee. You will either be:
- Offered sponsorship,
- Asked for more details,
- Asked to update your application, or
- Be informed that your application was declined.
- Accept the offer by replying by email.
- Book your travel based on the information in your application.
- Send your receipts to email@example.com no later than two weeks after the event.
- Send PDFs of email receipts for flight tickets, etc.
- Scans and photos need to be cropped to show only the receipt.
- Write your report, preferably in blog form, following instructions above.
- You will receive a confirmation of your receipts and report.
- You will be reimbursed based on the method requested in your application.
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- First/Given name(s):
- Family name:
- Employment or project affiliation (if any):
- Event name: _____ Implementers Meeting / Leadership Camp / Worldwide Summit (delete as appropriate)
- Role at the event: [ ] Participant [ ] Speaker [ ] Organizer [ ] Other, please specify
- Traveling from (city & departure date):
- Traveling to (city):
- Date of return to city of original departure:
Statement of interest
Write no more than 150 words for each of the following questions:
- Why should you attend the event?
- Why should you be sponsored?
- Can you attend without sponsorship?
- Include relevant contributions
- Number of years using or contributing to OpenMRS
Financial request details
- Your total estimated travel costs (amount and description):
- Your total estimated lodging costs (amount and description):
- Other costs (amount and description):
- Requested subsidy total: (How much of the above costs you would like covered by OpenMRS Inc.)
- How you will want to be reimbursed: (delete as appropriate)
- Check in US funds from a US bank made out to ______________________ and mailed to ___________________________
- Bank transfer
- Account holder's name and address:
- IBAN (account number if IBAN is not available):
- SWIFT or BIC:
- Bank name and address:
- Currency of account: