$2000 scholarships will be available for students specifically researching cerebrovascular disease and stroke. Scholarship recipients will also have the opportunity to receive a travel grant to attend the AHA’s International Stroke Conference.
Scholarship recipients must submit an abstract for the conference and get accepted in order to be eligible for this travel award. Applicants who are eligible for the ISC travel grant will be contacted in an separate email by the end of October.
Eligible applicants include students in medical schools or in master’s or equivalent programs in an accredited school in the United States where research training in cardiovascular disease and stroke is available.
Ph.D.s and current M.D./Ph.D. students in the basic sciences committed to research careers are ineligible unless the Ph.D. was obtained previously in an area not related to the one in the proposed study.
Each applicant and applicant’s preceptor must be members of the AHA/ASA at the time of application.
The awards will be made to institutions within the United States in which the research training is available to students under qualified supervision. If the student conducts the research at a location other than his/her home institution, he/she must have written approval of his/her dean or other responsible individual.
For questions, please contact:
Awards & Lectures Manager, Professional Memberships
Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad,
Type: Merit Based
Num Awards: Multiple
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 2,000
American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: (214) 706-1181