APS 2019 conference | Primate Conservation in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities


 The second African Primatological Society (APS) Conference will be held in Uganda from 2nd to 6th  September 2019. This conference is being organized by Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) and partner conservation NGOs and government agencies based in Uganda, with support from the APS executive committee, Conservation International and Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Côte d’Ivoire and donors, (click for more…).

APS is offering limited scholarship opportunities for students and senior researchers whose abstracts have been accepted for either Oral or Poster presentations.

The scholarship will cover the costs of registration, local and international travel, meals and accommodation for three nights during the conference.


  • Only African students and senior researchers are eligible to apply.
  • Students and senior researchers being sponsored by other organizations are not eligible to apply.
  • The financial status of the applicants themselves, and the organization shall be scrutinized to assess their relative financial needs.
  • The scholarship committee reserves the right to check and verify any information provided by the applicant.


The scholarship committee therefore wishes to invite applications from suitable candidates who wish to benefit from the scholarship programme. The deadline for submission is  31st July 2019.

To apply, please send an email to the APS Scholarship committee at register@africanprimatologicalsociety.org with an essay of up to 400 words stating:

  • Your need for a travel grant to attend the conference
  • Address with city and town where you are based
  • Email and phone number
  • Organization (for employees) /Academic Details (for Students, Organization/University for researchers
  • Attach a copy of your passport

You may also apply online by filling the form below.

Scholarship Application Form (400 words)

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Contact information

  • Key Motivation:

    Please upload a 300 words essay on why you desire to be sponsored for the conference. Upload essay One file only. 8 MB limit. Allowed types: rtf pdf doc docx odt.
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  • Organization (for employees) /Academic Details (for Students)

  • Passport Documents

    Upload copy of passport One file only. 8 MB limit. Allowed types: pdf doc docx
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