Sponsored by the AHA Council on Hypertension and the Inter-American Society for Hypertension
The Council on Hypertension supports the research efforts of its early career investigators engaged in basic or clinical research and rewards them by providing travel assistance for select presenters at its annual conference. This award encourages early career/students from Central and South American countries who otherwise may be unable to attend due to limited funds The award will be presented to up to 10 qualified new investigators selected to present abstracts at Council on Hypertension 2016 Scientific Sessions.
How to Apply/Required Documents
Submit a scientific abstract to the Council on Hypertension 2016 Scientific Sessions as well as all supporting award documentation via the conference's abstract submission site by the deadline. The deadline for abstract submissions is June 8, 2016.The following items must be submitted for consideration for this travel grant:
- AHA abstract in accordance with AHA rules and regulations for submitting abstracts to the Hypertension 2016 Scientific Sessions.
- Curriculum vitae.
- Letter by the candidate's supervisor/mentor attesting the following: the candidate is an early career investigator living and studying in a Central or South American country as outlined in the eligibility criteria; the abstract research was performed primarily by the candidate; he or she is the first author of the abstract, and that the research has not been published or presented elsewhere previously.
AHA membership at any level is required by the candidate by the time the award materials are submitted.