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Scholarships at the EACTS Academy

The European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery organises educational courses in cardiac and thoracic surgery at the EACTS Academy, EACTS House, Windsor UK. EACTS is offering a series of scholarships for young surgeons who need support for the attendance of the courses. The scholarship covers only the cost of course attendance and meals.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for this scholarship, candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years of cardio-thoracic or combined general surgical and cardio-thoracic training
  • Be an EACTS Member
  • Be less than 35 years of age
  • Submit a letter of support by the chief of candidate’s own unit
  • Submit an up-to-date CV
  • Have evidence of professional and scientific activities (lectures, symposia, publications) at local, national or international level
  • Good working knowledge of English language (read, write and speak), which will be assessed by the EACTS representatives

 Applications Process

Step 1: Please REGISTER for the course you are interested in (choosing the payment option – Scholarship)
Step 2: Please complete the online APPLICATION FORM

Courses

The 2020 Academy Courses eligible for a Scholarship are:

Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part 1, 3-7 February 2020
Registration Deadline: 2 February 2020 (or when the course is full) Scholarship Deadline: 5 January 2020
Introduction to Aortic Surgery, 12-14 March 2020
Registration Deadline: 11 March 2020 (or when the course is full) Scholarship Deadline: 26 January 2020
Thoracic Surgery: Part 1, 26-28 March 2020
Registration Deadline: 25 March 2020 (or when the course is full) Scholarship Deadline: 9 February 2020
Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part 2, 1-5 June 2020
Registration Deadline: 31 May 2020 (or when the course is full) Scholarship Deadline: 5 April 2020
Thoracic Surgery: Part 2, date to be confirmed
Registration Deadline: date to be confirmed (or when the course is full) Scholarship Deadline: date to be confirmed
Fundamentals in Cardiac Surgery: Part 3, 26-30 October 2020
Registration Deadline: 25 October 2020 (or when the course is full) Scholarship Deadline: 23 August 2020
Congenital Heart Disease, 10-13 November 2020
Registration Deadline: 9 November 2020 (or when the course is full) Scholarship Deadline: 13 September 2020
Thoracic Surgery: Part 3, date to be confirmed
Registration Deadline: date to be confirmed (or when the course is full) Scholarship Deadline: date to be confirmed

 

Please be aware that courses fill up quickly. Applications for scholarships have to be submitted a minimum of 2 months before the course.

You will only be granted an Academy scholarship ONCE, further applications for subsequent Academy scholarships will not be considered.