The Board of the Belgian Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy decided to attribute different grants, intended to reward Belgian endoscopists, or working in Belgium.
The regulation for grant application is clarified below.

Young members can apply for the BSGIE travel grant…

  • The annual BSGIE meeting in September concludes with an ENDOSCOPY QUIZ, with nice prizes on offer, as well as the chance to win the BSGIE TRAVEL GRANT!
  • The BSGIE TRAVEL GRANT has been created to support 3 young endoscopists for attendance at an international gastro-intestinal endoscopy meeting, for a maximal amount of 1000 euro.
  • Any trainee or “young” endoscopist (aged maximum 35 years & current member of the BSGIE) can apply for the BSGIE TRAVEL GRANT, simply by participating in the ENDOSCOPY QUIZ!
  • The 3 trainees or “young endoscopists” with the best results will be awarded a BSGIE travel grant!
  • Also older endoscopists” can win nice prizes for their whole endoscopy team, so every BSGIE meeting participant is encouraged to take part in the quiz!!

Objective: to reward the best research project in the field of gastrointestinal diagnostic or therapeutic endoscopy by young endoscopists practicing in Belgium. Amount: 5000 €

Application deadline: 31 December of each year

Rules:  Research Grant

Objective: to award the best presentation at the BWGE, section gastro-intestinal endoscopy (BSGIE).

Amount: 250€

Application deadline: Deadline abstract application Belgian Week Gastroenterology, each year. Abstract to be submitted via the BWGE website.

Conditions:

  1. The abstract has to be selected for oral prestentation
  2. The first author has to present the abstract her/himself
  3. Registered member of the BSGIE at the moment of presentation

Objective: to award the best abstract at the BWGE, section gastro-intestinal endoscopy (BSGIE).

Amount: 250€

Application deadline: Deadline abstract application Belgian Week Gastroenterology, each year. Abstract to be submitted via the BWGE website.

Conditions:

  1. The abstract has to be selected for oral prestentation
  2. Registered member of the BSGIE at the moment of presentation

The aim of our society is …

  • to help African countries where we participated in the organization of congresses and improvements in clinical practice

In January, board member Danny De Looze participated as BSGIE representative at the OMGE course in Rabat. The BSGIE grant (amount €1500) was given to a gastroenterologist from Rwanda. BSGIE sends a representative to the Rabat Training Center each year to guide and teach African gastroenterologists.

Danny De Looze and Bomba Di Masuangi Emmanuel