CVRI Early Career Investigator Travel Stipends

Updated:Feb 24,2014

Sponsored by the Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention

Application Deadline Aug. 11, 2014.

Young doctor with x-rayThe Council on Cardiovascular Radiology & Intervention (CVRI) Early Career Investigator Travel Stipends encourage and support the efforts of outstanding early career investigators and encourage young investigators, women and under-represented minorities to participate in council and AHA activities.  These stipends annually provide funding to the AHA’s Scientific Sessions to early career investigators whose research has been accepted for presentation in an oral abstract or poster session.


Award Information (click on the sections below for more information)

  • All applicants for travel grants must be members of the AHA/ASA at any level.  If you need to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member, you should do so no later than Aug. 16 due to the time needed to process the membership number required on your award application form.   Learn more about AHA membership
  • Applicant must be active in cardiovascular radiology and/or intervention research and still be in training as an undergraduate or pre-doctoral student; a fellow who has completed training only within the last four years; or be a Ph.D./M.D. in the first four years after the first faculty appointment. 
  • Abstract must be submitted to the AHA Scientific Sessions in one of the CVRI Council’s primary abstract categories in accordance with the AHA's rules and regulations for submitting abstracts.  Please view the listing of abstract categories associated with this travel award.  If your abstract is not accepted in a CVRI-sponsored category, you are not eligible to apply for this specific grant.
  • Abstract must be accepted for oral or poster presentation at the AHA Scientific Sessions and the applicant must be the first and presenting author.
  • Applicants may apply for a travel stipend multiple times with different abstracts as long as the applicant is the presenting author on each abstract.  However, an applicant is eligible to receive only one travel stipend, even if multiple abstracts are accepted to Scientific Sessions. 
  • Winners are not eligible to re-enter the competition in subsequent years. 
  • Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.



Deadline
All applications must be received through the Council Awards Application System by 5 p.m. Central Standard Time on Aug. 11, 2014.   Applicants should apply as early as possible before the deadline to allow time to address any submission issues.  Applicants needing to join the AHA should do so by no later than Aug. 16 for the membership to be processed in time to receive the membership number required for the application form.

For questions, please contact:
Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
E-mail: council.awards@heart.org
Phone: (214) 706-1181

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