ECCO2017: European Cancer Congress


Young Leader’s Fellowship Grants

ECCO recognises the importance of nurturing the Young Leaders of the future in order to ensure that these leaders will be able to run oncology departments and drive innovation for patient centric care. ECCO would like to bring together young leaders from wide‐ranging specialties. The grants will cover registration, travel and accommodation for the ECCO2017 European Cancer Congress.

As well as attending the scientific programme, recipients are specifically expected to attend the following sessions:

27 January 2017
Leadership Programme

28 January 2017
Educational Session

  • Research Opportunities: How to Reach the Stars and Improve Your Career
  • Acquiring Practical Skills: Designing projects, Effectiveness in Writing, Funding Your Research and Speaking

29 January 2017
Educational Session

  • How to Efficiently Run a Tumour Board

30 January 2017
MCCR Workshop

  • The Art of Designing Clinical Trials: The Latest in Methods in Clinical Cancer Research


Criteria for Young Leader’s Fellowship Grants

These grants are open to European candidates only.
At the time of application, candidates must be within 5 years of completion of Residency/Fellowship training in any oncology related sub‐speciality.
Have a major interest in clinical research and intend to develop a career in that field.

Application Process

Following documents should be submitted to

  • A CV with publications.
  • A supporting letter from head of department describing the applicant’s career path and certifying that the applicant will have “protected time” to get actively involved in clinical research.

Deadline for application is 16 October 2016.

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