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. Those in the first year of SCS membership are only eligible to apply for grants to the SCS Spring, SCS Autumn and SCNTP meetings.
Please use this form to submit an application, indicating estimated costs and enclosing a covering letter. If the grant is approved then full receipts and a written report will be required before payment is made. Recipients of larger awards may also be asked to give a presentation at a future SCS meeting. Please note these grants only cover personal travel for the member.
Applications will be considered by SCS Council - the closing dates for 2020 awards are as follows:
Application Window 1 - 5pm, Friday 20 December 2019
Application Window 2 - 5pm, Tuesday 7 April 2020
Application Window 3 - 5pm, Friday 22 May 2020
Application Window 4 - 5pm, Friday 14 August 2020
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
PLEASE NOTE THE BELOW PRIZES WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR THE 2020 VIRTUAL SCS AUTUMN MEETING
£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.