Scholarships Available: 2016 EVAWI International Conference

End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI), the host of the 2016 International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Engaging Men & Boys, recently announced the availability of scholarships for sworn law enforcement to attend the conference.

The scholarship will cover the full cost of the conference registration; however, travel expenses are not covered. If you have a grant, you can check with your grant manager to see if grant funds can be used to cover some or all of your travel expenses.

Conference registration includes:

  • Three days of training with leading national experts
  • Three continental breakfasts and coffee breaks
  • Three lunches


To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be an active duty sworn law enforcement officer working in the United States or Territories. Based on the specific grant objectives for this OVW-funded project, applicants must have some responsibility for responding to or investigating sexual assault.

To Apply

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. To apply, please complete the application form and submit it to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it by September 30, 2015.

When you submit an application, you will receive an email message confirming receipt. If you have not received this confirmation email within three (3) business days, please contact us.

Selection Process

Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee of multidisciplinary professionals who will rate them using standardized criteria. These criteria are designed to assess the following areas:

  • Level of current and future responsibility for sexual assault response and investigation
  • Availability of training opportunities for sexual assault response and investigation
  • Availability of funds to support conference participation, e.g., agency, community, personal
  • Demonstrated support from the applicant's agency for conference participation
  • Evidence for the potential impact in improving knowledge and skills in this area


Applicants will be notified of the committee's decisions by November 20, 2015.

For More Information

For more information, please visit the EVAWI conference web page where you will find a detailed conference agenda that includes abstracts and objectives.

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