International Scholarship Awards

We award 30 International Scholarships to young gastroenterologists, aged 40 and below. Awardees get free registration for UEG Week (including the Postgraduate Teaching Programme) and €1000 to cover travel expenses related to UEG Week.

The scholarships are restricted to citizens of countries with a Human Development Index (HDI) of less than 0.8 according to the Human Development Report.

Application is closed.
Applicants will be informed about the status of their application by the end of April, 2018.


Awardees 2017

Ghada Abdelrahman Ahmed Mohamed, Egypt
Nurken Abdiyev, Kazakhstan
Azmi Alhakam, Yemen
Olutoyin Asaolu, Nigeria
Anna Bashkirova, Ukraine
Cynthia Bazán, Peru
Milica Bokan, Serbia
Warut Boonnithi, Thailand
Soumitra Chowdhury, Bangladesh
Cosmin Gabriel Cristea, Romania
Elena Curakova Ristovska, Republic of Macedonia
Célio Geraldo De Oliveira Gomes, Brazil
Antoun Ghaly, Egypt
Dzmitry Haurylenka, Belarus
Shaker Ibrahim, Egypt

Adea Kocollari, Albania
Ivan Lyutakov
, Bulgaria
Ashraf Salama, Egypt
Adriana Mirica, Romania
Karla Núñez, Costa Rica
Oana Mihaela Plotogea, Romania
Serhii Polishchuk, Ukraine
Gabriela Rivera, Guatemala
Georgiana Catalina Robu, Romania
Amit Soni, India
Aubrey Taguba, Philippines
Ivan Omar Vazquez Campos, Mexico
Madiha Zaki, Pakistan
Hind Zejly, Morocco
Muhammad Qasim Zia, Pakistan

  • must be a citizen of a country with a HDI of less than 0.8 according to the Human Development Report 2016.
  • must be either a young gastroenterologist or a fellow in training; applicants with a full professor title will not be accepted
  • must be 40 years of age or younger at the time of the meeting (born October 20, 1978 or later; add two years to age limit per child as main carer)
  • the grant can only be awarded once to the same individual

Maresa Wiener
Congress Management

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