Attractions Africa is pleased to offer a limited number of bursaries for its Attractions Africa 2018 Conference. The bursaries are intended to support individuals who would not otherwise be able to meet the registration fee required to attend the conference. The amount of financial support that will be awarded is dependent upon the success of the conference fundraising efforts.

The deadline for submissions has been extended from 4 May to 16 May 2018. No further applications will be accepted after this date.

How does one apply?
By completing this application form by 4 May 2018 (extended to 16 May).

On the form you will need to give a 300 word motivation. This motivation needs to give a detailed explanation of (1) why you wish to attend Attractions Africa 2018, (2) the contribution that you believe your attendance will make to the conference and to your affiliated attraction/institution, and (3) why you require financial assistance to attend the conference.

What does the support include?
Complimentary registration. All travel and accommodation expenses remain the responsibility of the bursary recipient.

Important dates

  • Applications open: March 2018
  • Applications close: 4 May 2018 (extended to 16 May)
  • Applicants notified: 18 May 2018
  • Registration deadline for bursary recipients: 24 May 2018

On what will the Bursary Panel base its decisions?
Applicants will be evaluated on individual merit of their applications.

Successful bursary applicants will be given a registration code to use in the online registration system and must register using this code by 24 May 2018 or forfeit their bursary.

Terms and conditions
1. The submission of a bursary application represents no guarantee that funding will be given.
2. The award of a bursary will be conditional upon the recipient:
–Motivating that they require financial assistance to attend the conference.
–Attending the full conference.
–Ensuring they can meet all the travel and accommodation costs associated with attending the conference.
3. Bursaries will take the form of discounted or waived registration fees only. No cash will be disbursed.
4. The bursary recipient must register using the discount code provided by the Conference Secretariat by 24 May 2018 or they will forfeit their bursary.