World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies (WFNRS) Travelling Grants

Due to these unprecedented times, the American Society of Neuroradiology will not have a physical meeting in 2020. Due to this change, the World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies has cancelled the WFNRS travel grants for ASNR 2020.

The World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies is still planning to award the two WFNRS Travel Grants for attendance at the 2020 ESNR Annual Meeting, currently scheduled to take place October 1-4, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal.

Please note that all travel grant submissions received will be moved to the next deadline, Monday June 29, 2020, for consideration.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Julie Strozza, WFNRS Society Coordinator at

Goal: This travelling grant intends to foster the development of young and in-training neuroradiologists in the field of both diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology by supporting their attendance at major neuroradiological meetings organized by ESNR, ASNR, AOSNR, and Symposium Neuroradiologicum.

Funding: WFNRS will support four Travelling Grants every year, each with and stipend of up to $2000.00. A check for the total value of the grant will be given in person to the awardees at the time of the congress they are attending. The schedule of the grant ceremony will be informed and published in advance.

Eligibility: Applicant should be a radiologist/neuroradiologist under 40 years of age, in training, or within 3 years of having completed training. Applicant should be a member of one of the WFNRS member societies. This should be confirmed by the member society. Applicant should work at an institution located at least 500 kilometers distant from the meeting venue, and/or outside the country of the meeting venue. Applicant may apply only once in a specific year (from January 1 to December 31).  

Selection: WFNRS Travelling Grants Selection Committee will select the candidates and send to the Executive Committee of WFNRS for approval. The decision of the WFNRS Executive Committee is final.  Approved candidates will be informed in advance so that these individuals have time to plan their travel and will be publicized at the WFNRS website.

Application: The following documents are required:

  • Applicant’s curriculum vitae including detailed information of applicant’s institution
  • Letter certifying that the candidate is a certified or in-training radiologist/neuroradiologist
  • Support letter from the head of his/her department
  • Letter of intention from the candidate
  • Expected scientific presentations at the congress to attend (Candidates who submit scientific papers and are accepted for presentation have a greater opportunity of being granted the stipend.)
  • Membership proof of the member societies of WFNRS.

Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

Applications for the WFNRS Travelling Grants should be submitted to: Julie Strozza, WFNRS Coordinator, Email:

Selected candidate responsibility:

Permission: Selected candidate accepts to give permission, rights for the ceremony pictures, documents, and final reports to be published in the WFNRS website, media etc. once approved by the Executive committee or a designated individual.

Final Report: After attending the Congress the selected candidates must write his/her experiences and participation emphasizing how the WFNRS grant enhanced his/her education.

Deadline for applications: Deadlines will be announced at WFNRS website.