To support education and research in underserved regions of the world, ISUOG makes available up to 6 travel grants for young researchers from underserved regions to attend the World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. The next World Congress will be in Singapore from 20-24 October. The 20 October will be the Pre-Congress Courses.

The grant will support up to 6 individuals who are committed to research and improvement of services in their own regions and only candidates who meet the eligibility and qualifying criteria should apply


  • Holds a postgraduate degree in obstetrics and/or gynecology or is engaged in imaging in obstetrics and gynecology
  • Has been in practice for three years or more as a specialist or trainee
  • Practices in a low-resource country - click here for list of eligible countries
  • Spends 50% of working time in a medical school, teaching hospital or government agency
  • Can communicate fluently in English
  • Can present an oral communication or poster of your submitted abstract is accepted
  • Can attend the full scientific programme of the Congress (21-24 October 2018)
  • Eligible for a visa to Singapore

Qualifying criteria

  • A letter of recommendation in English from the Chair of your department or government/project Director. The letter must confirm that each of the eligibility criteria has been met prior to application
  • A written statement from the applicant in English explaining why you are applying and the potential benefits for you if you attend
  • An abstract must be submitted on or before the deadline date of Monday 9 April 2018 for consideration in the program and accepted for presentation

Administration of the grant

  • ISUOG will book the applicant economy return air travel and travel insurance from the applicant’s country up to the value of £800. Travel will be booked through ISUOG’s appointed travel agent
  • Up to 4 nights’ accommodation will be provided by ISUOG for the applicant in Singapore between the dates 20-24 October 2018
  • Complimentary registration to attend the Congress will be provided
  • A per diem of GBP £40 per day will be provided to the applicant for the duration of the Congress (between 20-24 October 2018). This will be given onsite at the registration desk upon arrival in Singapore
  • The application of the travel visa to Singapore if required is the responsibility of the applicant. ISUOG will issue the applicant with a visa invitation letter to facilitate this process 

How to apply

  • When you submit your abstract you will be able to apply for the travel grant and upload the required documents
  • If you are submitting more than one abstract you only need to upload the documents once