Frequently asked questions

Travel Grants
  1. Where can I apply for a travel grant?

To apply for a travel grant please visit and submit the required documents listed on the webpage.

Attention: All documents are required for a valid application.
We will not accept application documents via e-mail. Applicants will have to upload all files to this system! Invalid applications cannot be considered.

  2. What criteria are required to apply for a travel grant?

Candidates must be neurosurgeons 40 years of age or under at the time of EANS2022 (whether qualified or in training): born on October 16, 1982 or later.

Country in which the candidate lives and works must be in the World Bank Low Income or Lower Middle Income category as of December 2021 – see HERE.

Candidates must have submitted an abstract for the EANS2022 congress, and the abstract needs to be accepted (notification of acceptance will be sent after submission).

Attention: Do not register now! You will receive instructions after your application has been reviewed! Please note that we can accept applications only until 1st March 2022.

  3. What documents are required to apply for a travel grant and where can I submit them?

Personal Statement of one A4 page outlining why and how attending EANS2022 would be of benefit to you.

CV (maximum 2 pages).

Confirmation of the institution/hospital/university you work for (with stamp & signature of 2022).

Copy of passport identity page.

  4. Is there a special procedure to register for the Congress?

Do not register unless you received a notification e-mail from the EANS2022 Organising Team.

You will receive instructions on how to register for EANS2022 Congress after your application has been reviewed (10th May 2022).

  5. When will I know if my application was accepted and I was chosen to receive the travel grant money?
All valid applications will be reviewed and you will receive a notification on 10th May 2022.

  6. How and when will I receive the travel grant money?
Your Travel Grant (less registration fee) will be disbursed by the EANS Office. You will receive an e-mail with detailed information in case of acceptance for Travel Grant. The amount will be reimbursed after the congress.

  7. Whom can I contact if I have general questions about EANS2022 travel grant?
Please check if you can find an answer to your question(s) in one of the FAQ documents. If the answer is not listed, please contact for general questions.