Applications are invited for a Mortara Fellowship to enable
individuals to participate in the Computing in Cardiology meeting to be held in
Cambridge, Massachusetts, from September 7th-10th, 2014. These Fellowships
have kindly been made available by Mortara Instrument, Inc. Each Fellowship is
intended to offset up to $2000 of the cost of attending CinC. Up to five
Fellowships may be awarded annually to successful applicants who are 32 years
old or younger, who do not reside in the region of this year's conference, who
have previously presented their work at CinC, who submit acceptable papers on
the topics of ECG or Patient Monitoring, and who do not have adequate funding
to attend CinC. Applicants for a Fellowship may also enter the
Rosanna Degani Young Investigator Award competition.
If you are interested in applying for a Mortara Fellowship, please read the
following conditions very carefully and ensure that you submit all the required
information as proof of eligibility. On the submission form, the topic that
you designate for your 4-page paper and accompanying conference program
abstract must be either Patient Monitoring or ECG; any of the ECG sub-topics is
acceptable, e.g., signal processing, mathematical modelling, or diagnostic ECG.
The full set of requirements is as follows::
- You must be 32 years old or younger on the deadline for submission (15
- You may not be a resident of the region in which this year's conference
will take place. In 2014, residents of the USA and Canada are ineligible, but
residents of all other countries are eligible.
- You must submit a 4 page paper on the topics of ECG or Patient
Monitoring, in the proper format (see Information
for Authors for details). Examples can be read in
previous annual proceedings of Computing in
- You must submit a separate conference program abstract describing
the work presented in your paper, for distribution to reviewers and (if it is
accepted) conference attendees.
- You must submit proof of eligibility, consisting of:
Your proof of eligibility must include all four of these items. Scan your
supervisor's letter and collect this supporting information into a PDF file (if
possible, other formats are acceptable otherwise; make sure that your documents
are legible in whatever format you use). If you are also applying as a Rosanna
Degani Young Investigator Award candidate, consolidate all of the supporting
information for both programs into a single proof of eligibility file.
- a statement confirming your date of birth, country of residence, and
that you have previously attended Computing in Cardiology and have presented
at least once (give the year and title of your most recent CinC
- a statement confirming that you have inadequate resources to support
participation in CinC this year, and outlining the amount of funding required
to assist your participation in the meeting, including travel costs in
- a letter on your departmental stationery, signed by your supervisor,
confirming the above points and adding any other supporting comments;
- a brief CV of no more than 2 pages.
Upload your 4 page paper, your separate conference program abstract, and your
proof of eligibility to the CinC abstract and
paper collection site, using the YIA submission page according to
the instructions found there. Be sure to mark the appropriate box on
the YIA submission page to indicate that you wish to be considered for a
Mortara Fellowship and/or the Rosanna Degani Young Investigator Award.
Proof of eligibility is mandatory and submissions without a proof of
eligibility will not be considered. Submissions by email or postal mail will
not be considered.