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Travel Grant

The College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong (COHK), the Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society (HKOS) and the Asia-Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (APSPROS) are pleased to offer the APSOPRS-ASMHK 2018 Travel Grants in supporting young ophthalmologists in the Asia-Pacific region who have submitted an abstract to the APSOPRS-ASMHK 2018 and will attend the meeting in Hong Kong (Dec 15-16, 2018).

Priority will be given to ophthalmologists who are:

  1. Aged 40 or below
  2. From the country which was classified as the low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $995 or less in 2017; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $996 and $3,895 (listed as below)
  3. whose presentations (free paper, poster or video) have been accepted by the Scientific Program Committee of the APSOPRS-ASMHK 2018.
  4. Live outside Hong Kong

Successful applicant will receive US$1000 from the APSOPRS-ASMHK 2018.

Application method

Please register through the official website: http://www.apsoprs-asmhk2018.com, after successful login, press the yellow "Travel Grant Application" button on the left and follow the instructions afterwards.

travel grant screen demo

World Bank Country and Lending Groups

← Country Classification

For the current 2019 fiscal year, low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita, calculated using the World Bank Atlas method, of $995 or less in 2017; lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $996 and $3,895; upper middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $3,896 and $12,055; high-income economies are those with a GNI per capita of $12,056 or more.

Please note: Regions in this table include economies at all income levels. The term country, used interchangeably with economy, does not imply political independence but refers to any territory for which authorities report separate social or economic statistics. Click here for information about how the World Bank classifies countries.

LOW-INCOME ECONOMIES ($995 OR LESS)

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AfghanistanGuinea-BissauSierra Leone
BeninHaitiSomalia
Burkina FasoKorea, Dem. People's Rep.South Sudan
BurundiLiberiaSyrian Arab Republic
Central African RepublicMadagascarTajikistan
ChadMalawiTanzania
ComorosMaliTogo
Congo, Dem. RepMozambiqueUganda
EritreaNepalYemen, Rep.
EthiopiaNigerZimbabwe
Gambia, TheRwanda
GuineaSenegal

LOWER-MIDDLE-INCOME ECONOMIES ($996 TO $3,895)

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AngolaIndonesiaPapua New Guinea
BangladeshKenyaPhilippines
BhutanKiribatiS緌 Tom?and Principe
BoliviaKosovo Solomon Islands
Cabo VerdeKyrgyz RepublicSri Lanka
CambodiaLao PDRSudan
CameroonLesothoSwaziland
Congo, Rep.MauritaniaTimor-Leste
C矌e d'IvoireMicronesia, Fed. Sts.Tunisia
DjiboutiMoldovaUkraine
Egypt, Arab Rep.MongoliaUzbekistan
El SalvadorMoroccoVanuatu
GeorgiaMyanmarVietnam
GhanaNicaraguaWest Bank and Gaza
HondurasNigeria Zambia
IndiaPakistan
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