Grants

Travel Grant Reports

We ask all SCS Travel Grant recipients to provide a written (min 250 words) or oral report after completion of their travel - you can read existing reports here.

 


 

Emily Taylor Travel Fund

(Non-consultant clinician; recently appointed consultant [consultant appointment within 5 years from application]; nurse/AHP)

The Scottish Cardiac Society is currently offering travel grants of up to £1,500 to members in the above groups.

Applicants must be members of the Scottish Cardiac Society.  Priority will be given to new applicants.  With effect from the Autumn 2019 meeting, those in the first year of SCS membership are only able to apply for grants to the Spring and Autumn meetings.

Please use the form here to submit an application, indicating estimated costs and enclosing a covering letter.  If the grant is approved then full receipts will be required before payment is made.  Please note these grants only cover personal travel for the SCS member.

If alternative funding is available to you through study leave budget, please try and access this before applying for this grant.

More information about Emily Taylor and her generous gift to the Society.

 


 

Emily Taylor Travel Fund - Autumn Meeting prizes

£250 - awarded for best scientific oral presentation at the Autumn Meeting submitted by a non-consultant clinician
£250 - awarded for best scientific poster at the Autumn Meeting submitted by a non-consultant clinician

£250 - awarded for best scientific oral presentation at the Autumn Meeting submitted by an nurse or allied health professional
£250 - awarded for best scientific poster at the Autumn Meeting submitted by an nurse or allied health professional

£200 - awarded for best scientific oral presentation at the Autumn Meeting submitted by a medical student *
£200 - awarded for best scientific poster at the Autumn Meeting submitted by a medical student *

Chosen by a panel of Council representatives. Award must be used to assist with attendance at a future meeting relevant to Cardiology or Cardiac Surgery. Award subject to applicant being a member of SCS and submitting a report to be presented at an SCS meeting and/or publication on SCS website. Award presented up production of receipts or invoices for future meeting.

* Award is unrestricted but should be used for educational purposes.

 


 

Scottish Cardiac Society Spring & Autumn Meetings

Funds are available to assist with reasonable travel expenses to the two SCS meetings each year. Please contact the Secretariat for more details.  Any applications must be received before the Council meeting prior to the relevant Spring or Autumn meeting.