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 second round of 2019 educational grants is now being reviewed.  Applicants will be informed in November.

EVST Congress grants

The aim of the grant is to allow EVST members to attend certain conferences in the vascular surgery field free of charge or at a reduced rate.

Congress Grants currently open for applications are :

TEAR 2019 – apply before 25th October 2019

CACVS 2020 – apply before 30th November 2020

EVC 2020 – apply before 31st December 2020

Industry Sponsored Annual Meeting Travel Grants

The MedTech Europe Ethical charter came into force on 1st January, 2018 making direct sponsorship of Health Care Professionals (HCPs) by MedTech member companies prohibited.  As a result, these companies 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 complying with MedTech Europe’s ethical standards.

ESVS will offer several Industry Sponsored Annual Meeting Grants to support registration, travel and accommodation expenses (where applicable) of European Health Care Professionals in the Vascular Surgery field to attend the 33rd ESVS Annual Meeting in Hamburg.

To be eligible, the applicants must:

  • Have an active ESVS membership
  • Not be receiving any other financial support
  • Be a vascular surgeon / specialist belonging to a Healthcare Institution in this listOR a vascular nurse from a Healthcare Institution within Germany

Application for 2019 Industry Sponsored Annual Meeting Travel Grant is closed.

Grant Reports

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