19th SA African Heart Congress Scholarships for African Cardiologists (Fully-funded to South Africa) 2018

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The South Africa Heart Association® is pleased to announce scholarships for the 19th Annual Congress of the South African Heart Association, back again at Sun City Convention Centre.

Application Deadline: 18th May 2018

Eligible Countries: African countries

To Be Taken At (Country): South Africa

About the Award: There are currently three (3) scholarship types available, namely:

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  • 15 African Fellowships;
  • 8 South African Fellowships and
  • 3 ESC <35 Community Scholarships


Type: Conference


15 African Fellowships

  • Limited to African fellows
  • Abstract accepted for poster or oral presentation
  • Low income African country
  • Endorsement and confirmation of fellowship status from HOD
  • Scientific merit based on abstract

8 South-African Fellowships

  • Limited to South Africa cardiology/paediatric cardiology and surgery fellows.
  • Abstract accepted/poster presentation or oral presentation
  • Endorsement and confirmation of fellowship status from HOD
  • Scientific merit based on abstract.

Number of Awards: 26

Value of Award:

15 African Fellowships AND 8 South-African Fellowships: Grants cover

  • One return economy e-ticket. Please note due to the rising cost of flights, the most
    cost-effective flight option will be offered
  • Congress registration
  • CVD Imbizo workshop
  • Local joint transfers to and from congress
  • Accommodation (4 x nights)

Grant does not cover:

  • Transfers to departing airport
  • Visas
  • Personal expenses during congress stay.

Duration of Program: 4-7 October 2018

How to Apply: To apply for one of the below scholarships kindly submit an abstract through the abstract admission portal and select the desired scholarship during submission. Abstract submissions close on 18 May 2018

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: SA Heart ®

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