Grants and Awards

Bursaries

The 8th Congress of the EAN offers up to 240 bursaries consisting of free registration to the congress and up to four nights of hotel accommodation.

Eligibility

Eligible are EAN Resident and Research Members from EAN member countries. For further information, please check our RRFS membership package here. 
Kindly note that membership application is sufficient at this stage and you can submit your bursary application before having received your membership certificate.

It is also possible for RRFS members from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mauretania, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia as well as from sub-Saharan countries belonging to the HINARI Group A list of countries as established by WHO to apply for bursaries.

Application

Please indicate your bursary application during abstract submission. Applications for bursaries will only be considered if submitted by the time of the abstract submission deadline. Please keep in mind that only one bursary per abstract will be awarded and the bursary will be awarded to the presenting author.

Selection

Bursary recipients will be selected on the basis of abstract evaluation by the Programme Committee.
Applicants who have been granted a bursary will be informed before elapse of the early registration fee deadline.

The prize is not transferable and will not be paid off in cash.

Who can join as a Resident & Research Member?

  • Residents/neurologists in training
  • Research Fellows
  • PhD students in Neurology
  • The abovementioned three groups up to a maximum of 3 years beyond their latest degree (MD, PhD)

Because it is our goal to promote neurology across the world in the RRFS, we invite you to join us as a Resident & Research Member no matter which country you come from.

Become an EAN Resident and Research Member now!

Investigator Award

All free presentations (oral presentations, posters) selected for presentation at the 5th EAN Congress 2019 will automatically take part in the selection of an Investigator Award. The award for the 20 best presentations will be a registration to the 6th EAN Congress, a certificate and the winners will be announced in the EAN newsletter. The award will be given to the first author who needs to be the person to present the work at the congress. The EAN Scientific Panels together with the Scientific Committee and the Programme Committee will be responsible for the evaluation process before as well as during the congress.

Tournament for Neurologists in Training

A tournament for neurologists in training will take place at the congress. The tournament will be carried out in two groups, one on clinical related research, and one on basic neurological science. 
 

Participation
Eligible are EAN Resident and Research Members from EAN member countries. For further information, please check our EAN RRFS membership package here. The participant has to be first author of the abstract submitted. During abstract submission, candidates must state that they wish to participate in the tournament and select the group (clinical/basic).
Applications will be accepted until the abstract submission deadline, i.e. 12 January 2022 23:59 CET.

Selection of candidates
The EAN Programme Committee selects 6 candidates for each tournament group based on the contents of the abstracts submitted. The clinical subjects must be received from authors who work in Europe and thus carry out their projects in Europe. For the basic science session, clinical relevance will be weighted.

Financial support
Candidates selected for the tournament have received a bursary consisting of free registration to the Congress, up to four nights hotel accommodation, and a travel grant. 

Presentation
Each selected candidate is allotted 10 minutes for presentation of his/her paper plus five minutes for discussion with the jury. 

Jury
Members of the Programme, the Scientific and the Teaching Course Committees. 

Evaluation
Candidates will be judged not only on the scientific value of the work presented, but also on the quality of the oral presentation and the way the candidate responds to the questions of the jury.

Prize
The winner of each group will receive a prize consisting of: Free registration at the 9th EAN Congress in Budapest 2023, up to four nights hotel accommodation as well as a travel grant and a certificate. The prize is not transferable and will not be paid off in cash.
Two runner-up prizes in each, the clinical and basic tournament will be awarded. They will consist of a certificate and a free registration to the 9th EAN Congress in Budapest 2023.

How to apply?

Please indicate your tournament application during abstract submission. Applicants must be EAN Resident and Research Members!
Application deadline: 12 January 2022 23:59 CET.

Who can join as a Resident & Research Member?

  • Residents/neurologists in training
  • Research Fellows
  • PhD students in Neurology
  • The abovementioned three groups up to a maximum of 3 years beyond their latest degree (MD, PhD)

Because it is our goal to promote neurology across the world in the RRFS, we invite you to join us as a Resident & Research Member no matter which country you come from.

Become an EAN Resident and Research Member now!