Conference Funding 2021

This year, support for conference attendance will operate on a tiered basis.

Please note that funding from last year’s conference is not carried forward. Please resubmit an application if you wish to apply for funding again.

Round 1 – Ring-fenced for ALDinHE Exec:  Co-chairs / Treasurer / Secretary

  • Request by email to:
  • Funding available: Conference fees
  • To be approved by the ALDinHE Steering Group

Round 2 – Ring-fenced for ALDinHE Working Group Co-chairs

  • Request by email to:
  • Funding available: conference fees.
  • To be approved by the ALDinHE Steering Group

Round 3 – Open to LD Community via LDHEN with priority for individuals who can demonstrate engagement with ALDinHE

Conference Funding

Round 4 – Fixed-term contract staff ring funding:

This category includes staff working on fixed-term contracts with institutions that will not fund them to attend the conference and to independent contract staff.  Independent contractors or fixed-term staff working for institutions who are not members must be individual ALDinHE members. Applicants must be presenting at the conference in order to receive funding.

Delegates may apply formally using the application form, and places are allocated upon successful application by the two Association Co-Chairs and two members of the Steering Group.

  • Indicative criteria:
    • Being a member of the Association, either Individual or through an Institutional member.
    • Having a workshop or paper accepted for this conference AND/OR contributing to ALDinHE through active involvement in a Working Group, hosting an event, contributing to the journal, or substantially contributing to LDHEN.
  • Applications will be accepted from registration opening until 8th March 2021.
  • All decisions are final.