EACMFS prizes and awards are designed to provide educational support and also to allow the opportunity for trainees and those who have recently achieved specialist status to visit units outside their own departments.

Endowment Committee

The Endowment Committee of the Association oversees all applications in order to ensure fair distribution of scholarships and the presentation of speedy recommendations to the Executive Committee. Advice on all applications is available from the Secretariat of the Association

Educational Grants
A grant of € 300 per year is available to each Junior Trainee Undergraduate Student Member on a European training pathway and Specialist Trainee Member to support attendance at the Rolling Programme of Education. Details of application will be available at each course.

These scholarships made on a competitive basis on the recommendation of the Endowment Committee are designed to support Trainee Members of EACMFS from the Eastern European Countries (and those who have successfully completed training as specialists within three years of the date of application) in their participation in the 25th Congress of the Association in Paris 13-16th July 2021 (postponed from 15-18th September 2020).

THE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD OF 500 EUROS SHOULD BE USED FOR THE REGISTRATION FEE AND THE REMAINDER TOWARDS TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION.

Candidates should have submitted an abstract for the presentation of a paper or poster in the main scientific programme and a copy of this and its acceptance is required with the application.

Applications should be made to the Secretary General on the standard application form available from the Secretariat and also on the EACMFS website at http://www.eacmfs.org

The deadline for the applications will be on the 30th April preceding the Congress.

Each applicant should submit a curriculum vitae highlighting career aspirations and contributions already made to the specialty together with the aims, objectives and the gains anticipated from participation in the Congress. The award will be presented officially at a high profile event in the main auditorium during the biennial EACMFS Congress and successful candidates will be expected to attend this.

Trainee Members of the EACMFS from the following Eastern European Countries are eligible for the Scholarship:

Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Hungary, Kosovo, Lithuania, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine

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These scholarships (up to a maximum of 2000 euros) made on the recommendation of the Endowment Committee are designed to encourage Junior Trainee Undergraduate Student Members on a European training pathway and Specialist Trainee Members of EACMFS (plus those who have successfully completed training as specialists within three years of the date of application) to travel to other countries to enhance their education and training.

Applications should be made to the Secretary General on the standard application form available from the Secretariat and also on the EACMFS website www.eacmfs.org (No deadline). Full details of the planned visit will be required together with a letter from the host unit confirming the arrangements and signed approval of the head of department of the current post. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that approval for leave of absence has been obtained from the employing authority. EACMFS will not be responsible for the payment of locum-tenens fees at any time and it is strongly recommended that prospective candidates seek advice and approval from the respective national bodies supervising the training programmes. Successful candidates will be required to submit a written report to the Secretary General not more than three months after return from the host unit.

Teaching centers

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These scholarships made on a competitive basis on the recommendation of the Endowment Committee are designed to support Junior Trainee Undergraduate Student Members on a European training pathway and Specialist Trainee Members of EACMFS (plus those who have successfully completed training as specialists within three years of the date of application) in their participation in the 25th Congress which will be held in Paris 13-16th July 2021 (postponed from 15-18th September 2020).

THE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD OF 500 EUROS SHOULD BE USED FOR THE REGISTRATION FEE AND THE REMAINDER TOWARDS TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATION.

Candidates should have submitted an abstract for the presentation of a paper or poster in the main scientific programme and a copy of this and its acceptance is required with the application.

Applications should be made to the Secretary General on the standard application form available from the Secretariat and also on the EACMFS website at www.eacmfs.org. The deadline for the applications will be on the 30th April preceding the Congress.

Each applicant should submit a curriculum vitae highlighting career aspirations and contributions already made to the specialty together with the aims, objectives and the gains anticipated from participation in the Congress. The award will be presented officially at a high profile event in the main auditorium during the biennial EACMFS Congress and successful candidates will be expected to attend this.

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Leibinger Award – Postponed until 2021 Congress (13-16th July 2021)

The Leibinger Award Presented by Stryker is designed to support a period of targeted education & training away from the host programme of the successful candidate.

The award will be given every two years and each recipient will be announced at the biennial Congress. The visit duration shall be left to the discretion of the applicant as long as the proposed budget does not exceed the award amount and the trip commences within 12 months from the award date.

The award shall support the successful candidates to gain further experience in the fields of maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic surgery, H&N oncology, or craniofacial reconstruction by visiting specialized centres.

The award shall be comprised of two parts:

  • €5,000.00 scholarship, per awardee, to cover travel and accommodation at the host centre.
  • An additional amount up to €750, per awardee, to cover travel expenses so the recipient can deliver a verbal, post-visit presentation at the EACMFS Council dinner or another event agreed upon the representatives from Stryker and the EACMFS Executive Committee.

Successful candidates will be required to submit a written report to the Secretary General not more than three months after return from the host unit.

The Leibinger Award is restricted to Junior Trainee Undergraduate Student Members on a European training pathway and Specialist Trainee Members of EACMFS (plus those who have successfully completed training as specialists within three years of the date of application)* and are decided by the Endowment Committee ratified by the Executive Committee and reported to the Council.

Requirements of the application:

  • EACMFS Membership should precede the application by six months*
  • Attendance at the following biennial EACMFS Congress (copy of registration/payment receipt)
  • Acceptance of oral presentation at the following biennial EACMFS Congress
    The theme of the presentation should be relative to the anticipated scope of the visitation
    (copy of abstract plus abstract acceptance)
  • Submission of a completed application form
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Summary of career aspirations and contributions already made to the specialty
  • Details of the aims, objectives and the gains anticipated by the visitation.

NEW DEADLINE – 30TH APRIL 2021 (normally 30th June in the year of the Congress)

Signed approval by the host and visiting programme directors is mandatory and it is strongly recommended that prospective candidates seek advice and approval from the respective national bodies supervising the training programmes.

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This scholarship designed to support a period of fellowship head & neck oncology training at the Maxillofacial Surgical Unit of University College London Hospital (UCLH) is available to all eligible members of EACMFS who should hold a full registration with the General Medical Council.Applications should be made on the standard application form available from the Secretariat and also on the EACMFS website at www.eacmfs.org.

Applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae highlighting career aspirations and contributions already made to the specialty together with the aims, objectives and the gains anticipated from the fellowship.The Fellowship will allow active participation in clinical care and normally be of not more than three months duration. Signed approval by the training programme director of the home unit as well as the UCLH host programme director is mandatory.

It is strongly recommended that prospective trainee candidates seek advice and approval from the respective national body supervising their training programme and also ensure that they are eligible for appropriate registration with the General Medical Council www.gmc-uk.org to gain maximum clinical advantage from the visit. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that approval for leave of absence has been obtained from the employing authority. EACMFS will not be responsible for the payment of locum-tenens fees at any time. Successful candidates will be required to submit a written report to the Secretary General not more than three months after return from the host unit.

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