International Vegetarian Union (IVU)
IVU logo 35th World Vegetarian Congress
'Food for all our futures'

Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland
July 8-14, 2002
Hosted by

The Vegetarian Society
of the United Kingdom

Application Form for bursary* towards the cost of attending the Vegetarian World Congress Edinburgh

* the bursary includes part or full funding of one place at the congress to include registration fee and all accommodation and meals at the event. It does not include travel to the venue or optional extras such as excursions.

Bursary Guidelines

  1. Applications , for one place only, must be received from already established vegetarian groups or organisations. Bursaries will not be given to individual applicants.
  2. All applications must be accompanied by details (equivalent to one sheet of A4 paper) of what the organisation has achieved so far, any particular difficulties facing the organisation and what they expect to gain by the attendance of the ir delegate.
  3. Applying organisations must provide a recent statement of their accounts, the reasons why they are unable to fund the place themselves and information on how they intend to cover travel costs (to be sent by post to Tina Fox, The Vegetarian Society of the UK, Parkdale, Dunham Road, Altrincham WA14 4QG, Cheshire, UK.)
  4. All applications must be in English. All information sent by post must be typewritten.
  5. Applications can be considered by post or by email. The closing date for applications is 31st March 2002 to allow for applicants to be notified and the necessary travel arrangements made. No applications can be considered after this date.
  6. All applications will be considered on their merit. Wherever possible, applications should be supported by the relevant IVU regional co-ordinator for the area concerned.
  7. The vegetarian Society UK would like to thank our patron, Sir Paul McCartney, for
    financial assistance which has allowed this scheme to be possible.

Name of organisation:

Contact Person:




Email address:

IVU Membership Number:

Are you able to contribute towards the cost of the place? Please detail below:

Is your group able to offer a talk/ workshop/ entertainment? Please give details below if yes.

I certify that the above group exists to promote vegetarianism and I will send a copy of the organisations constitution or other governing document. I also enclose information as requested on the organisation including a statement of current accounts.




Details of what your organisation has achieved so far, any particular difficulties facing the organisation and what you expect to gain by the attendance of your delegate (equivalent to one sheet of A4 paper).