Fellowship and scholarship

ASERT will resume the fellowship activity which was carried out by Fondo Anglesio Moroni (FAM), which closed at the end of 2018. Between 2005 and 2010 FAM granted 17 fellowships, then discontinued this activity for financial reasons.

ASERT will open a new call in June 2020.

ASERT offers scholarships and financial contributions to participate to work meetings, conferences, short courses, academic studies and research programmes.

Medical doctors, researchers, technicians, nurses and other professionals working in the field of oncology, and particularly in cancer epidemiology, are eligible for scholarships and contributions. Candidates are not subject to age or nationality restrictions.

Scholarships and contributions may also constitute a partial funding source in addition to other resources the candidate may find.

Applications can be submitted anytime and candidates can expect a decision within six weeks. Applications are evaluated by the Board od Directors, the Scientific Committee and experts from ASERT.

Applicants should send the application form, a cover letter and all supporting documents in electronic form. The Fondo may request further documentation.

Payment of scholarships and contributions will be done within a reasonable timeframe in relation to the event applied for, usually before the beginning of the event.

Scholarships and contributions are granted to support the training needs of candidates, and do not imply any responsibility for the Fondo Elena Moroni. If scholarships and contributions are awarded in support of a trip outside the candidates' country of residence, these commit to return to their country of residence once they complete the programme.

ASERT declines any responsibility whatsoever in case of an accident during the duration of the scholarships and encourage candidates to take an adequate insurance policy. The ASERT does not establish any relationships whatsoever with the candidates Institutions of origin and destination.

In case of an award of a scholarship or contribution, candidates must send a Letter of Acceptance of these conditions to the ASERT, and must commit themselves to mention the funding source in appropriate circumstances and in oral presentations, scientific articles, publications, theses, curriculum vitae, etc.)

Within one month of completion of the scolarship, beneficiaries will send a short (1 page) report on the work performed, enclosing supporting material.

Download the application form

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