HBPR New Investigator Travel Award

Updated:Feb 6,2014
Sponsored by the Trainee Advocacy Committee of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research

CVDY Awards page imageThe Council for High Blood Pressure Research's Trainee Advocacy Committee proudly supports and encourages the research efforts and careers of the council's trainee members.  The Committee assesses the needs of these early career investigators and keeps them engaged by developing programs and initiatives geared toward the education and advancement of trainees involved in hypertension and renal research. 

This travel grant will help defray travel costs for four deserving trainees (pre-doctoral and post-doctoral) who have been selected to present abstracts at the High Blood Pressure Research 2014 Scientific Sessions.

Award Information (click on each section below for more details)

  • All applicants for travel grants sponsored by a scientific council must be members of the AHA/ASA at any level at the time of application.  If you need to become an AHA/ASA Professional Member, you should do so before submitting your abstract and award application materials.  Join or renew today!
  • Applicants must be graduate students/predoctoral fellows or postdoctoral fellows at the time of application.
  • During the abstract submission process, applicants must submit the required award documentation and select the award for which they are applying.
  • The applicant must be the first/primary author of the abstract.
  • Abstracts eligible for this award must be based upon projects that adhere to the American Heart Association’s policies governing all research awards, regardless of whether the project was funded by the American Heart Association.  These policies are available here and include (but are not limited to) research using human subjects or animals and stem cell research.
  • Notwithstanding the above, the AHA Officers have the discretion to determine eligibility for the award in extraordinary circumstances when there is an issue relating to AHA policy or positions or other potentially controversial issue relating to the positioning or perception of the AHA.
  • Winners are not eligible to re-enter the competition in subsequent years.
  • Winners may only win one type of travel grant or award per conference during the same year.
  • There are no citizenship restrictions for this award.



Deadline
All abstracts and application materials must be received through the HBPR 2014 Scientific Sessions abstract submitter. Visit the conference website for submission details.
Apply by Wednesday, May 14, 11:59 PM CST. 
 
For questions, please contact:
Melissa Ariate Jarvis, AHA Conference Manager
melissa.ariate@heart.org

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