The ESC will provide funding to support an individual, group, institute or organisation with a project that has a scientific basis with a described relevant outcome(s) and is related to the aims of the ESC. Examples include: research into methods or provision of contraception, sexual and reproductive health; validated questionnaires to understand uptake or utlization of a method or procedure; or needs assessment withing a community or locale. The money must be used for a definite project within a definite time period and with specified outcome measures. Applicants must be paid up ESC European members with their membership paid within a European country. However, a European applicant is allowed to submit a scientific project that will take place outside Europe.
All applications are marked by the ESC which makes the final choice of winners from agreed criteria. The final list is ratified by the ESC Treasurer. There is no appeal against their decision.
A maximum of 10,000 euro per scientific project application can be requested. The ESC may not be in a position to fully fund approved applications.
The application deadline is 15 January 2023.
The ESC will provide funding to support a regional or local educational course or meeting within Europe related to the aims of the ESC. Applicants must be paid up ESC European members with their membership paid within a European country. However, a European applicant is allowed to submit a grant for an educational course that will take place outside Europe with a full explanation of why it should be funded.
A maximum of 5,000 euro per educational course application can be requested. The ESC may not be in a position to fully fund approved applications.
The next application deadline will be announced later.
The ESC may provide short term, one-off humanitarian aid which is requested following a natural or man-made disaster or other acute situation anywhere in the world. The grant MUST be used for a defined project within a definite time frame and MUST be oriented and related to contraception, sexual or reproductive health. Funding up to 10,000 euro is available.