Grants

Educational travel grants

The aim of the grant is to allow the applicant, over a short period of time, to look at a particular technique or research project in a European institution. A special committee within the Society will assess each application in a rapid and simple manner and the member of Council for the country of the applicant will be asked to confirm the applicant’s standing. 10 grants of 3,000€ each will be awarded in 2019 , spread over two rounds of applications (February and August).

To be eligible, the applicants must be:

  • European
  • A trainee member or a full member aged no more than 40 years at the 31st December of the preceding year

The application should cover the applicant only. The Society does not support the additional travel cost of family.

The February call for applications is now open. Applications close on 31st March 2019. Please apply through the member’s area. 

Annual Meeting Travel Grants for non-European Members

ESVS offers Annual Meeting Travel Grants to support transport and accommodation expenses of ESVS members from outside Europe to attend the ESVS Annual Meeting. Grants are limited to €1,000 per applicant.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an ESVS member
  • Have an abstract submitted for presentation at the ESVS Annual Meeting. Applicants whose abstracts are accepted for presentation at the ESVS Annual Meeting will be considered first.
  • Not have any other financial support for travel and accommodation
  • Be the first author and the presenter of the abstract

The application should cover the applicant only. The Society does not support the additional travel cost of family.

Application for 2019 Annual Meeting Travel Grant is not yet open. 

Industry Sponsored Annual Meeting Travel Grants

The new MedTech Europe Ethical charter came into force from January 1, 2018 and in effect, direct sponsorship of Health Care Professionals (HCPs) by MedTech member companies are prohibited. As a result, these companies will now channel their support through trusted partners such as Health Care Organisations (HCOs: i.e. hospitals, clinics, medical institutions), the ESVS Society or the PCO (Professional Congress Organiser). Moreover, Congrex Switzerland, the PCO of the ESVS Annual Meeting in Hamburg, is a MedTech Europe Trusted Partner and is committed to comply with MedTech Europe’s ethical standards.

ESVS will offer several Industry Sponsored Annual Meeting Grants to support registration, travel and accommodation expenses of Health Care Professionals in the Vascular Surgery field to attend the 33rd ESVS Annual Meeting in Hamburg . Number of grants and eligibility criteria are yet to be defined with the the partner Industries.

Application for 2019 Industry Sponsored Annual Meeting Travel Grant is not yet open. 

EVST Congress grants

The aim of the grant is to allow EVST members to attend conferences is the vascular surgery field free of charge or at a reduced rate (CACVS, EVC, SITE, LIVE, PVC, ESVCS, i-MEET).

Grant Reports

Recipients of grants are asked to submit a report of their experience.  Click here to see the past recipients and their reports.