SMSNA-ESSM Joint Travel Fellowships

European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) and Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) are pleased to announce a new joint funding scheme for research fellows


To encourage knowledge and skills exchange between North America and Europe in sexual medicine field

Who can apply?

Basic scientists/clinical research fellows

For how long?

Up to 6 months

Details and forms:

In the first instance, the fellowship will support the travel and subsistence of a fellow from North America to spend 3-6 months in Europe in order to gain research experience and skills which will further their own research as they return their home country. The fellow will receive $5,000 from SMSNA and €5,000 from ESSM.

The terms and conditions of the fellowship and the application form can be found at the link on the right hand side. The potential applicants are strongly recommended to read the terms and conditions carefully before applying. The application deadline is 31st May 2016.

Please send your applications to and Applications received after the deadline will not be considered for review. The results are expected to be announced by June-July 2016.

The candidates will be expected to identify their host institute and provide a conditional offer letter from their prospective supervisor at the host institute with their application. A list of host institutes in ESSM countries can be found here. This list is only guidance; the candidates are not obliged to choose their host institute from this list.

Any questions? Please e-mail