The Local Organizing Committee is offering 20 scholarships to Indian professionals with a genuine interest in addictions science (research, practice, policy) to attend the INEBRIA conference. 

Eligibility criteria:

  • You have to be a resident citizen of India.

  • You have to be an early career stage professional working in the field of addictions, with up to 5 years post terminal degree in relevant field (e.g. MSc, MSW, MD, PhD)

  • You have to be a member of INEBRIA. Click here to join!

Membership is free of charge and open to any individual with demonstrated experience in the area of brief interventions for alcohol and drug problems, either from undertaking research or having implemented interventions in one or more settings. You can become a member by filling the registration form you will find on the INEBRIA website

  • You do not need to have an abstract submitted for INEBRIA Conference, but candidates who submit abstracts will be prioritized.


What do we offer?

  • 20 scholarships which include a registration fee waiver. 

Instructions to apply

Candidates should complete the application formIt is vital that you submit all the necessary information, otherwise your application will be not considered.


Review process

Applications will be reviewed independently by three members of the Local Organizing Committee. The decision will be made on the basis of the reasoning provided by the candidate, the need for support and the quality of the accepted abstract if any is submitted.

Last date for submission: 22nd August 2021, 6:00 pm IST.


The list of scholarship holders will be announced at a pre-determined date. Awarded candidates will be notified individually by e-mail.


Evaluation criteria

  • Priority will be given to those applicants whose professional disciplines and functions are closest to implementation, development, management or research in EIBI, or related areas.

  • It is expected that the knowledge and skills acquired will be applied, replicated and disseminated in the short or medium term. Priority will be given to those who have concrete possibilities to implement activities related to some of the areas of knowledge addressed in the Conference and Pre-Conference, carrying out training, development of innovative proposals and strengthening the initiatives under development.

  • Public interest: The scholarships are open to professionals working in the private health sector and/or academia, however, in these cases, it is also expected that the application and dissemination of knowledge gained would have a public health impact.

Scholarships are available for non-Indian attendees through INEBRIA. For information about deadlines, eligibility and theapplication process, please visit the Scholarships page on the INEBRIA website. 

Indian attendees

Non-Indian attendees