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.

Applications for the Travel Grant are now closed. The winners of the Travel Grant will be announced in June after our Scientific Commitee meeting has taken place. 
 
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
 

Eligibility

  • 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
 

 

 

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