The ESC will provide funding to support a regional or local educational course related to the aims of the ESC.
The Internal Scientific Committee (ISC) retains the right to refuse an application if it feels the course content is not within the aims and objectives of the Society.
Please use this application form. Note sections with a maximum word count. Forms will be returned if the word count is exceeded. Please complete all sections.
This grant is not given for personal training.
If granted, the course MUST be completed within 24 months
will be allocated to each course. They are there to offer advice if required and will oversee progress.
UP to a maximum of 5,000 euro per course can be requested. Usually all of the funding is allocated at the start, but the ISC has the right to arrange part funding if it feels that is more appropriate. A final report together with an evaluation MUST be sent to ISC within 6 months of completion of the course. The ESC may not be in a position to fully fund all applications; you must indicate whether / how part funding may impact your course.
A detailed budget must be included in the application form. Costs can include: planning meeting expenses; production of programme and handouts; evaluation and impact assessment costs; advertising; hire of a hall or room; audio visual equipment. Receipts may be requested for monies spent. Grant money cannot be used for congress registration.
A short CV of the applicant (or the principal investigator) should be integrated into this application. maximum 250 words
Who can apply?
Applicants must be paid up ESC European members with their membership paid within a European country. A European applicant is allowed to submit a grant for a course that will take place outside Europe provided a full explanation of why it should be funded is included. You must remain a paid-up ESC member until the course has taken place and your grant has been signed off by the ISC.
Applications MUST be received at ESC Central office by 31st December 2018.