INEBRIA offers the possibility to apply for four scholarships to attend the INEBRIA 2019 conference for professionals with genuine interest in expanding alcohol screening and brief interventions in their countries.

Who is the target audience?

Professionals working in the field of brief interventions for alcohol and other substances– from academic, clinical, public and civil sector organisations.

Eligibility criteria for applicants:

  • To be an early stage professional working in the field of brief interventions for alcohol, with less than eight years since latest formal academic qualification
  • To be resident of a developing country according to the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD criteria. You can check the list here.
  • To be a member of INEBRIA. Membership is free of charge and open to any individual with demonstrated experience in the area of brief interventions for alcohol 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
  • To have an abstract accepted for INEBRIA 2019.

What do we offer?

INEBRIA offers different options of funding to support participation in the Lübeck conference. The options are the following:

  1. Waived conference fee
  2. Cost of travelling to Lübeck, Germany (up to a limit of $1,000)
  3. Accommodation expenses (up to a limit of $500)
  4. Full support (waived fee, travel, accommodation) (up to a limit of $1,500 plus fee)

In the application form, you will need to specify the level of funding support required.
In addition, awarded candidates will take part in mentoring activities during their participation in the Lübeck Conference. More details will be provided after the selection.

Instructions to apply

Candidates should complete the application form available here.

It is vital that you submit all the necessary information, otherwise your application will be not considered.


  • The closing date for applications is 28/04/2019.
  • The application process for INEBRIA scholarships will be conducted entirely in English.
  • To be eligible for an award, you must have an accepted abstract for the Lübeck conference.

Review process

Applications will be reviewed independently by three members of the INEBRIA Coordinating Committee. The decision will be made on the basis of the quality of the accepted abstract, the reasoning provided by the candidate and the need for support.

Conditions upon signature of the scholarship

Successful applicants will be required to sign a written agreement with INEBRIA, which details the conditions of the award. See an example here.

These include the requirement to write and send a short report on the knowledge or contacts gained through attendance at the conference after the event.
Transfer of the scholarship funds is dependent on your agreement with these conditions.