ITS ATS Bursaries – call for applications

The Irish Thoracic Society is pleased to invite applications for two Bursaries to attend the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Meeting taking place in Philadelphia from the 15th – 20th May 2020, kindly supported by A. Menarini Pharmaceuticals.The first bursary, to the value of €5,000, will be awarded based on an evaluation of abstracts submitted to the ATS. The second Bursary will be awarded to the ITS SpR Educational Officer 2020-2022 – applications for this role are now being invited.


These awards are open to ITS Members who are SpRs on the Specialist Registrar Training Programmes in Respiratory Medicine or Paediatrics with an interest in Respiratory Medicine.  Selection will be based on an evaluation of abstracts submitted to the ATS.  Applicants must be members of the Irish Thoracic Society.


To apply, click here to download the application form and submit your completed form to, together with a copy of your abstract submitted to the ATS 2020 by Friday 24th January 2020 at 5pm.

If you have any queries, please contact Suzanne McCormack, CEO, Irish Thoracic Society: call 01 5677 201 or email