KAC’s 7th Global Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship 2024


Ever considered the vast landscape of tobacco harm reduction (THR) and the innovations that drive it? Knowledge•Action•Change (K•A•C) unveils its 7th edition of the Global THR Scholarship Programme, an avenue to spearhead meaningful change. Through research, media, and advocacy, can you champion the future of THR?

In an era where harm reduction in the tobacco industry is more critical than ever, Knowledge•Action•Change (K•A•C) has risen to the occasion, providing scholars and professionals with the opportunity to contribute meaningfully to this field. Building on the momentum of its predecessors, the 7th K•A•C Global Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme is now open for applications.

📢 Programme 7th K•A•C Global Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship 2024-2025
🎯 Objective Inspire change with diverse project proposals in THR
🎁 Scholarship $12,000 stipend, travel, accommodation, mentoring, and more
🌐 Event Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) in Warsaw
📜 Eligibility Prioritises low, middle-income countries; Open to various professionals in THR
📋 Application Register, complete profile, THR-101 mini-course & quiz, submit proposal
⏰ Deadline November 30, 2023
🔗 More Info Visit Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship platform

Seeking Proposals that Catalyze Change

K•A•C isn’t just looking for any proposal; they’re after initiatives that have the potential to reshape perceptions and policies surrounding tobacco harm reduction (THR). Indicative projects of interest include:

7th K•A•C Global Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship
  • Research Scoping focusing on THR priorities within specific countries.
  • Conceptualizing Research Projects delving into the nature or consumption of THR products.
  • Enhancing the applicant’s comprehension of science via collaborations with reputable THR research teams or organisations.
  • Designing projects to bolster public and professional knowledge on THR.
  • Establishing organisations dedicated to THR research.
  • Integrating THR interventions within health and social care settings.
  • Producing and disseminating media content, including films, that offer credible information on THR.
  • Organizing THR workshops and training sessions.
  • Fostering science communication capabilities linked to THR.
  • Authoring academic publications centered on THR.
  • Launching digital platforms to improve global THR understanding.
  • Investigating strategies for lower-income countries to leverage ‘high tech’ THR initiatives.

Scholarship Perks and Offerings

Scholars embarking on this journey can anticipate a comprehensive package of support:

  • Guidance to refine their proposals post-submission.
  • A generous stipend of $12,000 for project execution.
  • Covered travel expenses to Warsaw for the Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN).
  • A dedicated online course encapsulating the theory and application of THR.
  • Accommodation throughout the GFN duration, inclusive of additional days set aside for scholars.
  • Daily allowances for the entire span of GFN.
  • Enrolment in the Mentoring Scheme, paired with a recognized expert mentor.
  • Continuous support from the Scholarship Programme Manager.
  • Assistance in navigating both practical and academic challenges.
  • The privilege to revisit Warsaw in 2025 to present findings, be it through poster displays, oral presentations, or as an elevated scholar.

Eligibility Criteria

While the scholarship programme holds a preference for applications from low to middle-income nations, K•A•C welcomes a diverse pool of applicants, ranging from:

  • Individuals aspiring to delve into THR or public health research.
  • Professionals committed to harm reduction.
  • Postgraduate scholars.
  • Established researchers and scientists.
  • Medical practitioners.
  • Writers and media professionals.
  • Digital and social media experts.
  • Filmmakers and audio-visual enthusiasts.

How to Apply

For those eager to embark on this transformative journey:

  1. Familiarize yourself with the submission guidelines.
  2. Register for a user account and log in.
  3. Once logged in, complete your profile with relevant details.
  4. Embark on the THR-101 mini-course & quiz available here and achieve a minimum score of 70%.
  5. After completing the mini-course, move forward with submitting your groundbreaking proposal.

It’s worth noting that the submission system is designed with user convenience in mind, automatically saving progress. This ensures applicants can meticulously craft their submissions over multiple sessions without fear of data loss.

Closing Remarks

In the complex world of tobacco harm reduction, every informed voice and proactive measure counts. This scholarship programme stands as a testament to K•A•C’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of research and intervention in the THR domain.

For those looking for a deep dive into the world of Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship, further details are available on the official website.

Application Deadline: November 30, 2023.

Now is the time to be part of a change that has both regional and global impact. Equip yourself with the knowledge, resources, and network provided by this esteemed scholarship, and be the beacon of innovation and reform in the world of tobacco harm reduction.

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