Travel grants

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The European Society for Paediatric Research (ESPR) has launched a new initiative: the ESPR Travel Grants.

These provide up to ten ESPR Young Investigators and up to ten Young Investigators looking to become ESPR members with financial support to attend the 8th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS 2020) in Barcelona, Spain, from 16-20 October 2020.

Travel Grants for ESPR Young Investigators:

  • Why you should apply

    The ESPR Travel Grants offer an allowance of EUR 700 to cover:

    • Travel expenses (accommodation/flight);
    • Registration to EAPS 2020;
    • Subsistence during the stay in Barcelona.
  • Eligibility requirements
    • You are an active ESPR member.
    • You are under the age of 36 (at the time of EAPS 2020).
    • You are not based within a 300 km radius of Barcelona.
    • You do not receive other funding to attend EAPS 2020.
    • You are not invited to participate at EAPS 2020 as a speaker.
    • You have submitted an abstract to EAPS 2020.
  • Required documents
    • Statement of motivation including the title of your abstract.
    • A one-page curriculum vitae including:
      - personal details;
      - location of training in Paediatrics and dates;
      - years of clinical experience;
      - involvement in clinical/research projects;
      - list of publications.
    • Assurance that no other funding exists to attend EAPS 2020.
    • Your bank details. 

Travel Grants for Young Investigators looking to become ESPR members:

  • Why you should apply

    The ESPR Travel Grants for non-members offer an allowance of EUR 400 to cover:

    • Travel expenses (accommodation/flight);
    • Registration to EAPS 2020;
    • Subsistence during the stay in Barcelona.
  • Eligibility requirements
    • You are not an active ESPR member yet, but are planning to join the society following EAPS 2020.
    • You are under the age of 36 (at the time of EAPS 2020).
    • You are not based within a 300 km radius of Maastricht.
    • You do not receive other funding to attend EAPS 2020.
    • You are not invited to participate at EAPS 2020 as a speaker.
    • You have submitted an abstract to EAPS 2020.
  • Required documents
    • Statement of motivation including the title of your abstract.
    • A one-page curriculum vitae including:
      - personal details;
      - location of training in Paediatrics and dates;
      - years of clinical experience;
      - involvement in clinical/research projects;
      - list of publications.
    • Assurance that no other funding exists to attend EAPS 2020.
    • Your bank details.

Submissions are evaluated based on scientific excellence, motivation and the applicant's potential to benefit from attending EAPS 2020.

N.B.: Only applicants who have submitted an abstract and have been accepted to EAPS 2020 are eligible to receive a travel grant.

Submissions for travel grants to attend EAPS 2020 in Barcelona can be made early 2020.

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