SA Heart – Medtronic Scholarship for Young Cardiologist of Tomorrow at the ESC

SA Heart – Medtronic Scholarship for Young Cardiologist of Tomorrow at the ESC

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has a programme specifically for young cardiologists or registrars in training to attend the ESC congress (30 August to 3 September 2014, Barcelona, Spain) with the registration fee waived. This opportunity is only granted to incumbents suggested by the national cardiac society. Further support for travel and accommodation to the value of R25 000.00 is secured through an educational grant from Medtronic. The offer is dedicated to young cardiologists who meet all the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be a member of SA Heart
  •  Be under 36 years old or be in training
  •  Never attended an ESC Congress
  •  Never previously had an abstract accepted for a presentation at ESC Congress
  •  Have created or updated her/his MyESCaccount

A written report on the  congress attended will need to be submitted by the successful applicant within six weeks of attending the congress.  The congress report will be published in the South African Heart Association Newsletter. Recommendations by heads of departments or colleagues are awaited for this scholarship for young cardiologists or registrars who have submitted/accepted an abstract for the ESC Congress in Barcelona. Heads of Departments can also suggest other registrars of merit to be registered for this programme with the option to secure own additional funding for travel and accommodation.

Nominations must be submitted by 10 March 2014 addressed to: The President South African Heart Association P.O. Box 19062 Tygerberg 7505 And submitted electronically with a copy of the applicants ID document and MyESC account number to

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