IAS Fellowships

The 2020 IAS Fellowship Program is Closed

Please check back periodically for announcements regarding 2021.


  • Improve skills and knowledge in the field of cardiovascular disease
  • Learn new research techniques in the field of cardiovascular disease
  • Implement new techniques or initiate new programs in atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease in home country


Member of a constituent society of the IAS
Actively engaged in research in the field of cardiovascular disease
Individuals only
MD/PhD or equivalent degree required
Age 40 or less

Application Deadline

Applicant responsibilities (must be submitted in English)

Enclose 5 copies of each of the following if mailing to the postal address or attach an electronic file of each if sending by email:

  • Application form provided by the IAS on-line
  • Curriculum vitae (include listing of publications)
  • Outline of project objectives (not to exceed 2 pages)
  • Changes the fellowship will produce for your career and for the research program in your home laboratory
  • Letter of acceptance from the host laboratory
  • Letter of approval from candidate’s current supervisor
  • Letter from the president or secretary of constituent society of which you are a member certifying your membership
  • Reprints of up to five (5) of your most recently published articles in English
  • Photograph
  • Proof of age (40 or less)

At the end of the fellowship, the award winner must submit a final report of up to 5 pages to the IAS. This report will be posted on the web site and carried in the e-Newsletter

Selection procedure

The selection will be made by the IAS Fellowship Review Committee. At the discretion of the Review Committee, a selection of 1-2 candidates for the 3-Month Visiting Fellowship Award or the 6-Month Visiting Fellowship Award will be chosen from the lesser developed regions of the world to encourage the advance of science in the home country.


Funding in a single payment in US dollars will be made one month prior to beginning the fellowship. An airline ticket or travel agency invoice is required before payment may be made. No expenses for spouses will be covered.

3-Month Visiting Fellowship Award: $5,000

6-Month Visiting Fellowship Award: $8,000