Call for Bursaries 

Deadline extended

15th March 2024

15th April 2024

(24:00 CET)

The Bursary call is closed. 

The bursary programme aims to contribute to building evaluation capacity in developing countries. The selection gives priority to applicants who are active in the evaluation communities in their home countries. In turn, the presence of evaluators from all over the world enriches the conference experience for all participants, as it contributes to a diversity of perspectives, including on the realities of undertaking evaluations in developing countries.

Bursary award holders will have their travel, accommodation and conference access covered by the award.  

Eligible candidates are:

Applications will go through a strict review process during which additional information may be asked from the applicants.

Applicants and eventual beneficiaries agree to participate in specific events organised in relation to the bursary programme during or outside the conference.

Please note the EES bursary support can only be received once by each individual: individuals who received bursary support for previous in-person conferences are not eligible.

There is little time: please submit your application no later than 15th March 2024 DEADLINE EXTENDED 15th April 2024. To apply, you will need to submit an abstract and also the bursary application via ConfTool Pro, which can be accessed here: (registration on Conftool is free of charge but required for first time users prior to abstract submission).

In addition to your abstract, you will need to submit the following as attachments to your application on ConfTool Pro:

    • Bursary application form
    • Justification of being involved in evaluation in your home country
    • A writing sample
    • Please make sure to indicate in your abstract or accompanying documentation that you are a bursary applicant

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Note: if you have already submitted an abstract under the main call, please submit additionally the application under the Call for Bursaries.

Abstracts will undergo a peer review process.  Notification of Bursary Awards will be issued in May 2024.

Please feel free to circulate this call for bursaries to relevant colleague evaluators from developing countries.