KCVD New Investigator Travel Award

Updated:May 19,2015
Sponsored by the Council for Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease

Young Investigator imageYoung investigator members of the Council for Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD) are invited to participate in the Council on Hypertension 2015 Scientific Sessions. The KCVD New Investigator Travel Award will be presented to up to 10 outstanding new investigators who have abstracts selected for presentation at the conference. Each will receive a $1,000 travel grant to help defray expenses to travel to the meeting to present their research.

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

  • 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 early career investigators active in hypertension and/or kidney research.  Early career investigators include those currently in training as a postdoctoral fellow or those that have completed training only within the last four years.  Those with a faculty appointment no higher than assistant professor are also eligible to apply as long as the applicant is still within the first four years of the faculty appointment as of the application date.
  • 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.

All abstracts and application materials must be received through the Hypertension 2015 Scientific Sessions abstract submitter. Visit the conference website for details on abstract submission.

Apply for this award by Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 11:59 PM CST.

For questions, please contact:
Susan Kunish, AHA Conference Manager

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