International Mentorship Program

Applicants from resource-poor areas including Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America will be paired with an established mentor. Mentors will be recruited from ISLH and collaborating organizations. This program will consist of 3 parts:

Part 1: Attendance at ISLH 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Participation in pre-conference workshop
  • Participation in mentorship program welcome meeting
  • Daily 15 minute meeting with mentor while at conference


  • Part 2: Online Remote Mentorship

  • Monthly teleconference meetings
  • Mentor will provide counsel and networking guidance on research project


  • Part 3: Attendance at ISLH 2018 in Brussels, Belgium

  • Participation in pre-conference workshop
  • Participation in mentorship program welcome meeting
  • Daily 30 minute meetings with mentor while at conference
  • Abstract submission of project progress for either an oral or poster presentation