Young Neurosurgeon Grant application is now CLOSED

WFNS 2018 offers 100 education grants for Young Neurosurgeon (YNS) to attend WFNS symposia. Each awardee will receive the following :-


Shared accommodation for 3 nights at the selected hotel for young neurosurgeon programme.


All applications will be evaluated by a special selection committee based on abstract review scores and financial needs.


  • Neurosurgeons and Neurosurgical Trainees.
  • Age less than 40 years old on 31st December 2018.
  • Abstract accepted for poster or oral presentation.

Applicants who have received other source of funding for WFNS 2018 will not be eligible for this grant. If an applicant received an offer from other sources of funding after the application of this grant, the applicant must write to the secretariat to withdraw from the grant application so that the opportunity can be given to other candidates.


  • Create account at
  • Submit your abstract (s) on the Abstract Submission page
  • Fill up the required details and attach the following documents on the Young Neurosurgeon Grant page :-
    • Updated curriculum vitae (CV)
    • Photograph
    • Letter from Head of Department of your institution confirming your position in the department.
    • Photocopy of the front page of your passport.
  • Application needs to be completed before 30th April 2018 via the online application. Offline application will not be accepted.


  1. The results of YNS Education Grant will be released after 1st June 2018.
  2. Successful applicants will be required to pay an administrative fee of USD50 before the 15th June 2018. The payment can be made online at the conference website.
  3. If the conference does not receive your complete payment of USD50 by the deadline, then the Organising Committee will take it that you are not attending. The grant will be given to the next deserving recipient.
  4. All YNS Education Grant recipients must attend all 3 days of the conference and all YNS social programmes. They must also present their free paper presentations and attend the Closing Ceremony. Upon completion of the WFNS Symposia 2018, this administrative fee of USD 50 will be refunded at the end of the closing ceremony.
  5. This administrative fee is non-refundable if you do not show up.
  6. This Grant is also non-transferable. If a YNS grant recipient can not make it after accepting the grant, they must write to the Secretariat before the 15th July 2018. The Grant can then be given to someone else.
  7. YNS Grant does not include pre-symposia workshop.
  8. The Organising Committee have the right to withdraw the YNS Education Grant without advance notice in the event of extenuating circumstances beyond their control.
  9. The Review Committee’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into by the reviewer in relation to their decision.