ESTS School Scholarships 2019

Application for Scholarships closed 30.11.18

Scholarship Information 

  • ESTS-ERS Collaborative Course on Thoracic Oncology, 11-13 February 2019

  • "Antalya revisited in Prague", 18-23 March 2019

ESTS has initiated scholarships for its School courses to promote and support education in thoracic surgery for trainees in thoracic surgery or thoracic surgeons who have finished their training programme.  

Three scholarships will be provided for the ESTS ERS Collaborative Course on Thoracic Oncology: a multidisciplinary update on potentially operable lung cancer: 11-13 February 2019.

Five scholarships for the Knowledge Track 'Antalya Revisted in Prague', Czech Republic 18 - 23 March 2019.


This educational grants are opened to everybody; however, some rules are to be used in selection of the applications. The following criteria will have priority in the selection:

From “low-middle income” countries in Europe according to the World Bank ranking system.
Predominant practice in General Thoracic Surgery.
Age under 35 years.
Trainees who have completed the first 48 months of their training programme.
Surgeons who are within the first 2 years of independent practice.
ESTS member.
This grant includes:

Free registration to the School course.
Attending all the scientific and social activities.
All School material (published course information).
Free accommodation (with breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the course.
This grant does not include:

Travel expenses.
Optional social events.
Applications will be reviewed after the closing date and no priority is given to selection based on the date of submitting the application






Previous Scholarships Awarded 2008 - 2016