Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Early Career Travel Grant

Updated:Feb 24,2014
Sponsored by the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing

Application Deadline August 11, 2014.

Yound Female NurseOne of the main objectives of the CVSN Council is to support trainees and early career investigators. The Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Early Career Travel Stipend recognizes meritorious work by early career investigators and provides a travel grant to attend the AHA’s Scientific Sessions.
 
*5 Awardees are selected.

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

 
  • All applicants for the Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Early Career Travel Stipend must be members of the Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing at the time of application.  If you need to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member, you should do so no later than August 2nd for your membership to be processed in time for the application submission deadline.   Learn more about AHA membership.
  • Applicants must be Early Career Investigators or trainees.  Trainees are students or postdoctoral fellows. Early Career Investigators are Ph.D.s who have completed training within the last five years or Ph.D.s who are still within in the first five years after their first faculty appointment, as of the award application date. 
  • Only one candidate per mentor will be given an award.
  • An accepted abstract is not required for this travel grant; however, an applicant with an accepted abstract cannot apply for both travel grants.
  • Applicants must provide documentation of current status as a student, postdoctoral fellow, or faculty within five years of their appointment (faculty members with more than five years of faculty appointment or non-trainee investigators in industry are ineligible).  Such documentation must be an original letter, signed by the candidate’s supervisor or an appropriate institutional officer.  The letter must indicate the applicant’s status as a student, postdoctoral fellow, or faculty within five years of their appointment.
  • Applicants are eligible to receive only one travel stipend.
  • There are no citizenship requirements.
  • Martha N. Hill Award finalists will not be eligible to receive a Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing Early Career Travel Grant or Stipend for the same meeting.
  • Applicant must be working in any area of research concerned with aspects of cardiovascular disease prevention or intervention.
  • Applicants must be undergraduate, masters, or doctoral (PhD or equivalent research doctorate) students; post-doctoral fellows; or doctorally-degreed early career investigators no more than four years out of training or within four years of their first faculty appointment, as of the award application date.


Deadline

All applications must be received through the Council Awards Application System by August 11, 2014 at 5 p.m. Central Time.  Applicants should apply as early as possible before the deadline to allow time to address submission issues. Applicants needing to join the AHA should do so by August 6, 2014 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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Scientific Sessions



Scientific Sessions 2014
Scientific Sessions is the leading cardiovascular meeting in the country with over 17,000 professionals attending annually, and over 22,000 total attendees, as reported by the Healthcare Convention and Exhibitor’s Association. 

Chicago, IL
Nov. 15–19, 2014

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