TSF Travel Scholarships

TSF is pleased to offer scholarships valued at $1,250 for cardiothoracic surgery practitioners to attend the STS/EACTS/LACES Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference. The award will support cardiothoracic surgeons, physicians, and residents at under-resourced institutions who treat underserved patients, and who demonstrate a financial need, to attend the conference.

About the STS/EACTS/LACES Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference

The 2024 program will feature a world-class, international faculty who will address and explore the latest developments and best practices in coronary artery disease, congenital heart disease, thoracic aortic disease, atrial fibrillation, and the surgical management of heart failure.

In addition to the invited lectures and keynote presentations, the programme will include original scientific abstracts in oral and e-Poster sessions, technical videos related to procedural expertise, trials and quality outcomes sessions, and interactive panel discussions.

The final day of the conference will conclude with a programme of ‘hands-on’ skills workshops. Visit the event site to view the agenda and learn more.

Eligibility:

  • Cardiothoracic surgeons, physicians, and residents from around the world at under-resourced institutions who treat underserved patients, and who demonstrate a financial need to receive a scholarship to attend the STS/EACTS/LACES Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference.

Funding

The TSF Conference Scholarship to attend the 2024 STS/EACTS/LACES Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference is valued at $1,250. Each scholarship covers full conference registration, three nights in a host hotel, and $400 USD travel stipend. Travel stipends are paid upon arrival at the conference. Note that most meals are included in the conference registration; breakfasts are included with your hotel stay.

Application Process

To apply for the scholarship, cardiothoracic surgeons, physicians, and residents must complete the online application, and submit a CV or NIH Biosketch by the application deadline. The application seeks information about the applicant’s current employment setting, their treatment of underserved patients, and the applicant’s financial need for the award.

Click here to apply.

Application Open: May 1, 2024
Application Deadline: June 30, 2024
Award Notification: July 15, 2024

Review Process

The TSF Latin America Cardiovascular Surgery Conference Selection Committee will review and score all applicants based on the specific award criteria, with an emphasis on the impact the award may have on treating the underserved population in the applicant’s home institution.

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