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With the spread of COVID-19 around the world and the necessity for healthcare professionals to deal with the epidemic in their hospitals, we have decided to extend the application deadline by one month.
The application period for 2021 is exceptionally open from 31 March to 31 October 2020.
Applications are done via an online form exclusively - see application process and instructions below.
Application is done via an online form exclusively. Applications by email will not be accepted. Paper applications will not be accepted.
For the competition, the opening of application starts on 31 March; the closing date to receive the application is extended to 31 October.
To access the application online form please log in to your "My ESC" account and select "New Application" in the "Grants" area. You may also click on this direct link to the Grants area.
Important: the EACVI Research Grants application form will be available to you in the list only if you fulfill the eligibility criteria.
If you cannot access it although you are eligible, please contact us and explain your situation. Make sure to choose the category "Associations" and Sub-category "European Association of Cardiovascluar Imaging (EACVI)".
The completed application form including CV and documents parts A & B has to be submitted no later than the 30 September.
Download here the EACVI Research Grants Rules & Regulations.
To provide an opportunity for specialised research in the field of non-invasive imaging modalities (Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Computed Tomography), in order to help young candidates to obtain research experience in a high standard academic centre in an ESC Member Country other than their own.
This programme can be considered as a valorisation of the geographical mobility as well as cultural exchanges and professional practice in the field of cardiology.
Please note the following two rules when applying:
Eligible applicants for the Grant are those who are:
IMPORTANT: The final validation of the application will be subject to visa acceptance (if necessary).
NOTE: Applicants who are in doubt about their eligibility are advised to contact the EACVI prior before submitting an application. Applicants are advised to read the explanatory notes carefully before submitting an application.
The Grant covers a period of 12 months. The research period must start after completion of the whole application process (after receiving formal confirmation from the EACVI).
The Grant programme must start before the end of the calendar year of the programme.
If necessary, the length of the research period may be extended, in which case the host institution will bear the costs.
Research period shorter than 12 months will not be accepted.
EACVI Research Grant recipients will receive a sum of 30,000 euros for one year for their daily subsistence.
If for any reason the Grant recipient has to stop his/her research period, the refund of the Grant may be required pro rata.
Subject of the project must correspond to the field of non-invasive imaging modalities (Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Computed Tomography).
Our mission: To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease.
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