Travel Grants Applications

The Conference Secretariat is offering a limited number of travel grants to potential conference delegates who would not otherwise be able to attend. Travel grants will be awarded in the following forms:

  • Full Travel Grants: covering registration, economy class transportation, hotel accommodation in a hotel rated 3-stars or above and gala dinner fee)
  • Partial Travel Grants: covering registration and one additional conference expense (economy class transportation, hotel accommodation in a hotel rated 3-stars or above or gala dinner fee).

Selection Criteria: Travel Grants are issued only to applicants who:

  • Are breast cancer survivors
  • Reside in a developing country
  • Have never previously been awarded a travel grant to attend an RRI Conference
  • Work in their home country as a breast cancer volunteer/advocate
  • Demonstrate that they will take what they learn from the Conference back to their own country to benefit other patients and volunteers/advocates there
  • Certify that neither they nor any group, program, or organization with which they are involved can cover the costs
  • Certify that they are sufficiently proficient in English to contribute to and benefit from an English-language Conference. 


IMPORTANT NOTE: Submission of an abstract that has been accepted will be looked upon favorably.

Click here for a downloadable version of the Travel Grant Application.


Applications must be submitted by email no later than 28 February 2019 to:

Conference Secretariat of the 19th Reach to Recovery International Breast Cancer Support Conference at

Please use the subject line: TRAVEL GRANTS/Application for Sponsorship