Ekpo, U. F: Awards Received

1988      Best graduating student in Zoology Unit, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria

1997             President Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter Award for meritorious service to mankind in the eradication of guinea worm in Nigeria

2004             National University Commission (NUC) Research Project Award at First Nigerian University Research and Development Fair

2007             Travel Fellowship award for Gordon Malaria Conference, September 9 – 14, 2007, Oxford, United Kingdom.

2008             Travel   scholarship   for   the   9th    South   East   Asia    International Epidemiological   Association   Conference   in   Dhaka,   Bangladesh, February 9-12, 2008.

2008             Travel  fellowship  to  participate  in  Neglected  Tropical  Disease  (NTD) Conference in Bamako, Mali, September 25-27, 2008

2010             Travel Award to the 2nd International Conference on Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) in Lisbon, Portugal, February 5-10, 2010.

2010             Travel Award to the 10th South East Asia International Epidemiological Association Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 23rd – 26th 2010

2010             Travel Award to the Grantee Meeting (Communicable Diseases in Sub Saharan Africa), in Hamburg, Germany, September 4-6, 2010.

2012             Travel  Award  to  3rd  International  conference  on  Neglected  Tropical Disease (NTD) in Maputo, Mozambique, January 30th – February 2nd, 2012.

2012             Travel Award to the 50th International conference of British Society for Parasitology, University of Strathclyde, in Glasgow, Scotland, April 2-6, 2012.

2013             Travel Award to the 51st International conference of British Society for Parasitology, University of Bristol, in Bristol, April 8-11, 2013.

2013             Travel Award to the Grantee Meeting of Volkswagen Foundation in Sub Saharan Africa, in Hanover, Germany, October 10-15, 2013.

2014             Travel Scholarship Award to the Biennial Meeting of Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, in Oxford, United Kingdom, September 25-27, 2014.

2015             Travel  Award  to  Gordon  Research  Conference  on  Tropical  Infectious Diseases, Galveston, Texas, USA, March 8-13, 2015.

2016             Travel  Award  to  British  Society  for  Parasitology  Spring  Meeting  at Imperial College, London, April 11-13, 2016

2017             Travel Support to IEA World Congress of Epidemiology at Sonic City, Tokyo, August 18-23, 2017

2018             Travel  Award  to  4th  Symposium  on  Surveillance-Response  Systems Leading to Tropical Disease Elimination in Shanghai, China, June 25-26, 2018