SIU 2023 Congress Trainee Scholarship Application

Update 12 Jul 2023 - Thank you to all scholarship applicants! Notifications have been sent by email today. We thank you for your interest in the SIU and encourage you to submit an abstract to the next SIU Congress (Fall 2024).


SIU offers a scholarship programme for select residents/fellows from "Lower-Middle" or "Low" Income countries—based on World Bank Data from July 2022—to attend the 43rd Congress of the SIU in Istanbul, Turkiye from October 11-14, 2023, based on the criteria listed below. The scholarship covers registration and hotel accommodations for up to 4 nights.

The deadline for applications has been extended to April 10, 2023.

Please note that the applicant will be responsible for their own travel costs to and from Turkiye, and any other related expenses, such as visas, meals, insurance, and other incidentals. Residents might wish to approach their local national urological organization to help defray some of these costs.

Visa / Entry Requirements
Please be sure to check the visa requirements for your country at the nearest Turkish consulate, embassy or website as these vary from country to country. Check if you can apply for an Electronic Visa here.
Please allow enough time for visa applications. Refunds will not be given to participants who were unable to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry.

Requirements for application:

  • Must be a Resident or Fellow at the time of application. Proof of residency/fellowship required.
  • Must complete the online application before the deadline (including list of publications, awards/honours and previous conference presentations)
  • Must reside in a World Bank-designated "Lower-Middle" or "Low Income" country. To see a list of the World Bank classifications, please click here.
  • Must have submitted at least one abstract for the SIU 2023 Congress.

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