A limited number of small conference grants towards a reduction in registration fees, courtesy of IFORS and EURO, will be available for young African researchers who plan to present a paper at AFROS 2018. The researchers must provide evidence from their academic institutions that they are currently studying for a PhD and submit an extended abstract of their paper up to 2 pages long, in English, which will be used to select the highest quality applicants for the grants. Applicants must have a relationship with Africa due to birth, study, or employment, and should show a demonstrated need for reduced registration support. Applications must be submitted by the end of April to Results will be notified to applicants by mid May. Queries about this process should be sent to the conference program chair For more information please visit