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Fellowship Grants

 When to apply for Fellowships

Fellowship applications are now closed (deadline for receipt of applications was 5 May 2022).

Fellowship grants will be made available to young oncology professionals (doctors, basic scientists, oncology nurses and radiotherapy technicians) to attend the 18th ECCO – 40th ESMO European Cancer Congress. 

  • 15 Fellowship grants are offered to young oncology professionals from countries with lower-middle income economies as per World Bank classification
  • 10 Fellowship grants are offered to young oncology professionals from Eastern European countries.


The following Member Societies will provide additional fellowship grants:

  • ESMO – 3 Fellowships (applicable to ESMO members only)
  • EACR – 5 Fellowships (applicable to EACR members only)
  • ESSO – 3 Fellowships (applicable to ESSO members only)
  • EONS – 5 Fellowships (applicable to EONS members only)
  • SIOPE – 5 Fellowships  (applicable to SIOPE members only)   

To be considered for a fellowship grant the applicant should meet the following requirements:

  • Submit an abstract for the European Cancer Congress 2015. Applicants whose abstracts have been accepted for an oral or poster presentation at the Congress will be considered first.
  • The online fellowship grant application form should ONLY be submitted ONCE irrespective of the number of abstracts you submit.
  • Be under the age of 40 and have a primary focus in any oncology discipline or in cancer research.
  • Provide a letter of support from the Head of the Department/Organisation stating that the applicant is not the recipient of any other financial support, including a copy of the submitted abstract(s). Only a PDF file will be accepted for upload.
  • Provide a two page CV (including date of birth). Only a PDF file will be accepted for upload.  
  • Applicants must be fluent in English.


The deadline for receipt of applications is 5 May 2022

Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Each fellowship will include:

  • Free registration to the congress 
  • Free accommodation in one of the selected hotels (maximum 3 nights) 
  • 500 EUR travel grant – to meet the travel expenses from Eastern European Countries
  • Reimbursement of travel costs based on an apex return airfare in economy class from countries with lower-middle income economies (member societies will provide further details directly to grantees) 
  • Reimbursement after the Congress

Applicants will be notified by email regarding the status of their fellowship grant application early July 2015.