Awarded by H.E.A.R.T UK - The Cholesterol Charity
Open to students, junior clinical, scientific and paramedical staff. Applicants who have been successful in obtaining a conference grant in the last 2 years are not eligible to apply.
Cover travel and registration to the charity's Annual Conference
Submit your request by email to the Secretariat office (e-mail Link detailing why you should be given a grant to attend in no more than 200 words. Attach a supporting letter from your head of department explaining why the travel grant is needed and cannot be locally funded. All applicants will be notified no later than mid April and advised if their application has been successful.
HEART UK sponsors research in the field of hyperlipidaemia, atherosclerosis (including coronary heart disease, stroke, peripheral arterial disease) with a special emphasis on genetic hyperlipidaemias including familial hypercholesterolaemia, familial combined hyperlipidaema and genetic hypertriglyceridaemia syndromes. Awards are open to basic scientists, professions allied to medicine and medical graduates to assist in travel for the purposes of either direct costs involved in research or to visit other laboratories to learn new techniques.