ESPA Grant for Paediatric Anaesthesiologists from Low Income Countries (ELIC)

ESPA has a fund to support delegates from low income countries (LIC) who wiill attend the annual ESPA Congress. ESPA will follow the definition of LIC made by The World Bank.

When there is cash in the dedicated fund for the financial year, ESPA will pay the complete registration fee for the Congress. In addition ESPA will offer one workshop participation for free.

Who could contribute to the fundraising?


ESPA Grant will be funded by voluntary contributions. Everyone is welcome to donate to support the ESPA Grant.

IBAN:DE46 2707 0024 0312 0326 01
BIC: DEUTDEDB270
Reference:ELIC Grant

ESPA members may voluntarily donate 10€ or more when paying the congress fee online.

Who can apply for funding?

Every ESPA member of a defined LIC* who is a paediatric anaesthetist or in training for paediatric anaesthesiology can ask once every three years for the LIC Grant. A letter from department confirming the position and official application is required.

click here to download the ELIC APPLICATION FORM
The ESPA member has to apply for the LIC Grant before the closing Congress early bird fee deadline. Please, send the application with the letter from department to info@euroespa.com. The application must be received four weeks before the Congress early bird fee deadline.

If more applications are coming in than money available within the fund, the ESPA Grant applicants will be selected by drawing lots.

* Countries Entitled to Apply for LIC Grant

AlbaniaLatvia
ArmeniaLithuania
AzerbaijanPoland
BelarusRepublic of Moldova
Bosnia and HerzegovinaRomania
BulgariaRussian Federation
CroatiaSerbia and Montenegro
Czech RepublicSlovakia
EstoniaSlovenia
GeorgiaTajikistan
HungaryFormer Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
KazakhstanTurkmenistan
KosovoUkraine
KyrgyzstanUzbekistan