World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies (WFNRS) Travelling Grants

The WFNRS is pleased to announce its Travelling Grants for attending major Neuroradiological meetings, including ASNR (every year), ESNR (every year), AOSNR (every two years), and Symposium Neuroradiologicum (every four years). This fellowship intends to foster the development of young and in-training neuroradiologists in the field of both diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology by supporting their attendance at major neuroradiological meetings organized by ESNR, ASNR, AOSHNR and WFNRS.

Goal: To provide funds for the young neuroradiologists to attend the major neuroradiology meetings as AOSHNR, ASNR, ESNR and Symposium Neuroradiologicum.

Funding: WFNRS will support four Travelling Grants every year, each with a stipend of up to $2000.00. A check for the total value of the grant will be given in person to the awardees at the time of the congress they are attending.

Eligibility: Applicant should be a radiologist/neuroradiologist under 40 years of age, in training, or within 3 years of having completed training. Applicant should be a member of one of the WFNRS member societies. This should be confirmed by the member society. Applicant should work at an institution located at least 500 kilometers distance from the meeting venue, and/or outside the country of the meeting venue. Applicant may apply only once in a specific year (from January 1 – December 31).

Selection: WFNRS Travelling Grants Selection Committee will grade and propose the candidates for that particular year’s major neuroradiological meetings (ASNR, ESNR, AOSNR or Symposium Neuroradiologicum) and send it to the WFNRS Executive Committee for review and approval. The decision of the WFNRS Executive Committee is final. Approved candidates will be informed in advance so that these individuals have time to plan their travel and to be publicized on the WFNRS website.

Application:

The following documents are required:

  • Applicant’s curriculum vitae including detailed information of applicant’s institution
  • Letter certifying that the candidate is a certified or in-training radiologist/neuroradiologist
  • Support letter from the head of his/her department
  • Letter of intention from the candidate
  • Expected scientific presentations at the congress to attend
  • Proof of membership in one of the member societies of WFNRS.

Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

Candidate responsibilities: Candidates who submit scientific papers and are accepted for presentation have a greater opportunity of being granted the stipend. To write his/her experiences at the Congress emphasizing how the WFNRS grant enhanced his/her education. This piece will be published on the WFNRS website once approved by the Executive Committee or a designated individual.

Deadline for submission: Deadlines will be announced on the WFNRS website.

Final Report: After attending the Congress the selected candidates must write his/her experiences and participation emphasizing how the WFNRS grant enhanced his/her education. This piece will be published on the WFNRS website once approved by the Executive Committee or a designated individual.

Applications for the WFNRS Travelling Grants should be submitted to:

Mary Beth Hepp, Executive Director
Email: mhepp@asnr.org

more info on http://www.wfnrs.org


Distribution of the WFNRS Travelling Grants (2016-2022)

2016

  • Two fellowships ASNR
  • One fellowship ESNR

2017

  • One fellowship ASNR
  • One fellowship ESNR
  • One fellowship AOSNR

2018

  • Three fellowships Symposium Neuroradiologicum (Taiwan)

2019

  • Two fellowships ASNR (Annual Meeting, May 18-23, 2019 - Boston, MA)
  • Two fellowships ESNR (Annual Meeting, September 19-22, 2019 - Oslo, Norway)