Travel bursaries for 2020

To ensure equity of care for patients with rare neuromuscular diseases across Europe, the ERN EURO-NMD is strongly committee to boost Training and Continuous Education Programmes.

EURO-NMD is delighted to invite applications for the EURO-NMD bursary scheme, for late 2020; eligible persons are invited to apply for this program as soon as possible, (latest May 30th 2020).

The bursary scheme is open to young researchers/doctors under the age of 40 years old that belong to one of the EURO-NMD healthcare providers.

For this round we have put in place two grants of 500 € each to attend a scientific meeting in the neuromuscular field.

Please note: You will be required to deliver a short presentation the meeting you attended as a result of receiving this bursary at our Annual Board Meeting in 2021.

This is how it works:

  • You are affiliated to one of the 61 Healthcare Providers of the Network
  • You are a young research/clinician working in the field of rare neuromuscular diseases
  • You are under 40 years of age
  • The scientific meeting you choose to attend must be in the field of neuromuscular diseases
  • We will take in to consideration all applications, but candidates from European ITC countries will be favoured as well as those who would present a poster or deliver a presentation at the meeting they wish to attend
  • You will have to send a short CV, as well as a letter explaining why you wish to attend the meeting
  • Please apply using the form at the bottom of this page by May 30th 2020
  • The assessment by the Executive committee of EURO-NMD will be finished by June 30th 2020, and you will be informed of the result of your application
  • You will be invited to attend the Euro-NMD’s annual board meeting (travel and accommodation will be paid for) 2021 where you will have to present an overview of the meeting you have attended.

We are looking forward to reading your applications, good luck to all applicants,

Heike Pascal on behalf of

Dr. Teresinha Evangelista, EURO-NMD Coordinator

Institute of Myology in Paris


About you

You need to be under 40yrs old to apply

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About the meeting

Please tell us the name of the meeting you wish to attend

If this meeting has a dedicated website please include the URL here

Where will this meeting take place?

If you attend the meeting do you intend to present anything whilst you are there?

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