• Bahrain

  • K.S.A

  • Kuwait

  • Oman

  • Qatar

  • U.A.E

  • Yemen


  • Applications are now open until November 1, 2018 18:00 (+4 GMT Dubai Time)
  • The GHA Committee will make its independent selection by the first week of November, 2018
  • A letter of support from the candidate’s program director is required during the application process
  • 10 grant recipients will be now notified by mid-November, 2018
  • Grants will be provided after showing the attendance certificate during the last day of the WCC


  • Citizens or residents of the GCC only
  • Fellows and physicians in training in accredited cardiology training programs in the Gulf
  • The following criteria will be considered during the selection process to ensure diversity and milestones: Age, Country, Experience, Speciality,
    Number of publications indexed in the last 5 years, etc.


  • 10 recipients will receive the GHA Travel Grant to attend the WCC in Dubai on December 5-8, 2018
  • AED 2000 (equivalent to USD 545) will be provided to each recipient
  • Free registration to attend the WCC will be provided
  • Congress registration voucher to be picked up onsite on the first day of the WCC 2018 Congress


  • The grant is intended for the WCC 2018 congress only
  • GHA Travel Grant winners are required to sign the presence file upon arrival and departure (your attendance certificate) at a dedicated area that will be instructed at the WCC. The payment of AED 2000 grant money will occur at the congress
  • GHA reserves the right to close the application period before the deadline if there are a sufficient number of applicants but no less than two applicants per available grant
  • In case of absence due to illness, force majeure or other unavoidable circumstances, the grant award would be deemed lost and the candidate asked to explain his/her absence
    All paperwork (visa, study leave, etc…) remains the responsibility of the applicant
  • Applicants are eligible for one source of funding only. If alternative funds are available on top of the GHA Travel Grant applicants must notify the GHA Committee immediately
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