EAGE Economic Hardship Programme

EAGE recognizes the current challenging status of the industry and, priding itself on the inclusive character of the Association, now has a special economic hardship assistance programme in place to reach out to its members. The programme consists of three elements: a membership fee waiver, the Paris 2017 registration fee waiver and special discounts on public EAGE short courses. 

Item:  Deadline 
Membership fee waiver 1 March, 2017            
Paris 2017 registration fee waiver 1 April 2017 
Short Course Support Minimum 6 weeks prior to the start of the course

EAGE membership fee waiver

EAGE members currently unemployed can now request a waiver of the membership fees.

Terms & conditions

  • The applicant needs to have been an EAGE member for the last three consecutive years (2014, 2015 and 2016).

  • The applicant must have been without employment for at least three months.

  • The applicant must be actively looking for work.

  • The deadline to submit your request is 1 March 2017. No requests after this date will be taken into consideration.

  • The waiver covers a regular membership. Additional journal subscriptions are not included under this assistance programme.

  • Students cannot apply for this programme. Instead, full-time students may apply for the discounted student membership fees. More information about membership for students can be found on the EAGE Student website.

 

How to apply

If you would like to be considered for the EAGE Economic Hardship Programme, please send an email to membership@eage.org, explaining your situation. We also welcome additional documentation which may support your situation. 
Your application for a waiver will be handled in the strictest confidence. This means we will not publish your name or contact your previous employer to check your status. 
Your application will be reviewed by the EAGE Membership & Co-operations Committee. Once your request has been processed by this committee, you will be contacted by EAGE staff with the results of your application for the fee waiver.

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EAGE membership fee waiver

Paris 2017 Registration Fee Waiver

In order to be eligible for the registration fee waiver for the EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition in Paris 2017 certain conditions need to be met:

logo Paris 2017Members need to be:

1. Unemployed for more than 3 months and actively looking for work
2. Have been an EAGE member with a regular membership spanning the last three consecutive years (2015-2017)
3. Attended at least 1 EAGE Annual conference & exhibition in the past three years

 

Terms & Conditions

  • The waiver covers a full delegate Conference & Exhibition Registration (Monday – Thursday)

  • Registration Fee Waiver applications can be submitted from 1 December 2016 onwards.

  • The waiver programme is financially fully covered by the Association represented by its Compensation Committee who reviews the application.

  • Submission of your application does not necessarily mean the fee waiver will be granted.

  • Applications will be dealt with on a first-come-first-served basis. We aim to inform you about the outcome 10 working days after the application deadline.

  • The Hardship Program covers the registration fee. It does not cover any other expenses such as costs for consumptions, transportation and/or accommodation. We therefore advise applicants to only book accommodation and travel tickets after their application has been answered.

  • Application should occur by means of a letter, to be submitted and approved by the Compensation Committee.

  • The Compensation Committee can request additional documentation to prove and support the applicant’s situation.

  • The deadline to submit applicants’ requests is 1 April 2017.

  • A limited number of 100 waivers will be made available for this programme at the sole discretion of the EAGE board and the Board of Directors.

  • The Paris 2017 fee waiver is non-transferrable.

 

How to apply 

Please make sure you are eligible and you are familiar with the terms and conditions for this programme. Applications should be addressed to membership@eage.org. Requests for the fee waiver should be sent by 1 April 2017. 
Your application will be handled in the strictest confidence. This means that we will not publish your name or contact your previous employer to check your status.
Your application will be reviewed by the Compensation Committee. Once your request has been processed by this committee, you will be contacted by EAGE staff with the results of your application.

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EAGE membership fee waiver

EAGE aims to assist its long-term members who are currently unemployed by providing contributions towards educational programmes. Under this element of the EAGE Economic Hardship Programme, currently unemployed members can attend public EAGE short courses for a discounted course fee equal to 75 euros for either one- or two-day course. The discounted registration fee is the same as in another supported programme – EAGE Education Tours, where everyone can benefit from a discounted fee.

Terms & Conditions

  • The application for a reduced course fee can be submitted throughout the whole of 2017.

  • The applicant needs to have been a regular EAGE member for the last two consecutive years (2015, 2016) and have an active EAGE membership for 2017.

  • The applicant must have been without employment for at least three months.

  • The applicant must be actively looking for work.

  • No remuneration can be granted for the remainder of the registration fee.

  • EAGE cannot pay for transportation to and from the location where the short course is held and/or for other costs connected with attending the course.

  • EAGE holds the right to cancel a short course based on low registration numbers.

  • Full-time students cannot apply for this programme.

 

How to apply 

If you would like to be considered for the EAGE Short Course discount, please send an email explaining your request to membership@eage.org. Any additional documentation to support your request will also help to strengthen your application. Requests for this special discount can be sent throughout the year for the various courses organized. All applications need to be sent at least six weeks prior the start of the course.
Your application will be handled in the strictest confidence. This means that we will not publish your name or contact your previous employer to check your status.
Your application will be reviewed by the PACE committee. Once your request has been processed by this committee, you will be contacted by EAGE staff with the results of your application.

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