International Scholarship Awards

This application is only available for myUEG Young GI Associates 

Free registration for UEG Week 2022 and a subsidy of € 1,000

The award grants up to 30 young GIs to support their travel and related expenses to attend UEG Week 2022.

The aim is to encourage exchange and expansion of knowledge among gastroenterologists on a worldwide level. Award holders will receive free in-person registration for UEG Week 2022 including free entry to the UEG Week Postgraduate Teaching Programme and a lump-sum subsidy of € 1,000. 

This application is now closed.

Target Group

Candidates for the International Scholarship Award 2022 must be: 

  • myUEG Young GI Associates*
  • citizens of a country with a HDI of less than 0.8 according to the Human Development Report 2020 
  • either a young gastroenterologist or fellow in training; applicants with a full professor title will not be accepted  

The grant can only be awarded once to the same individual. 

* Main carers of children can apply for an extension of the age limit (2 years per child) to become a myUEG Young GI Associate. To do so, please fill out this form and send it to .  

How it works

Applicants must complete the application form and provide following documents: 

  • Candidate statement (max. 150 words) 
  • Confirmation letter of the head of department (which must specify the applicant’s current work and the level of work/training) 
  • Copy of passport 

Download information and criteria for applicants

Awardees 2022

Mehreen Akmal, Pakistan
Maria Alejandra Amaya Perez, Colombia
Olufemi Arinde, Nigeria
Myriam Ayari, Tunisia
Tegshjargal Badamjav, Mongolia
Margareth Del Toro, Colombia
Ahmed Elashmony, Egypt
Mohamed Elhoseeny, Egypt
Ahad Eshraghian, Iran
Sara Ghani, Morocco
Stepan Grytsenko, Ukraine
Margarita Gutierrez Morantes, Colombia
Vaneet Jearth, India
Farhana Kayani, Pakistan
Aya Mohamed Mahros, Egypt

Adam Missi, Lebanon
Ziani Mohamed, Algeria
Randa Mohamed Seddik, Egypt
Maha Mtir, Tunisia
Petro Myronov, Ukraine
Lawrence Ogbu, Nigeria
Nazar Omelchuk, Ukraine
Kamorudeen Ishola Safiu, Nigeria
Mohamed Sarhan, Egypt
Jimil Shah, India
Anna Shvets, Ukraine
Neeraj Singla, India
Salma Souissi, Tunisia
Raghda Taleb, Egypt
Maksym Tereshchenko, Ukraine

Association Management
Sophie Gouché
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