International Network of VENous Thromboembolism Clinical Research Networks

ISTH-INVENT Training Fellowships



The INVENT-VTE Network has partnered with the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) to offer a joint Training Fellowship through ISTH's Training Fellowship Program (ISTH-TF Program).

The grants in this program provide fellows with financial support for travel, accommodation and living expenses for a fellowship period of up to two (2) months (possibly to extend to 4 months on accepted applicants). It is intended for clinicians and scientists at an early stage in their career (within 10 years of completion of PhD or completion of clinical sub-specialty training). 

The ISTH-INVENT Fellowship's focus will be on conducting clinical research trials and building relationships to promote international collaborations.


  • Applicants for the ISTH-TF Program must be members of ISTH at the time of submitting their application and retain membership status during the period of the fellowship program
  • Applicants should be clinicians or scientists holding an MD or PhD.  They should be engaged in basic or clinical research in the field.
  • Applicants with a science background must be within 10 years of receiving their PhD. 
  • Applicants with a clinical background (MD) must be within 10 years of completion of clinical sub-specialty training.
  • Requests for extension of the 10-year period for either maternity or paternity leave will require documented confirmation of this leave, which will be taken into consideration by the ISTH Education Committee.
  • Applicants must be a resident of a high-income economy country as designated by the World Bank*
  • Applicants must be able to read, write and speak in English or the primary language used at the host institute.
  • Applicants must have a documented publishing history, presentations and clinical, laboratory or research experience in the field of thrombosis and hemostasis
  • Applicants must not be employed by a pharmaceutical, biomedical, medical device or other commercial company
  • Applicants must adhere to the conditions, guidelines and reporting requirements of the ISTH-TF

Additional criteria for the ISTH-INVENT Fellowships


*Applicants from an academic institute in countries classified by the World Bank as low-income, lower-middle-income, or upper-middle-income can apply for an ISTH Reach the World Fellowship.


Funding is intended to cover:

  • Economy/tourist class round-trip airfare for the applicant (only)
  • Stipend for living expenses at US$750 per full calendar week
  • In the event the fellowship needs to end prematurely, the remaining unused stipend must be returned within one (1) month to the ISTH. 

Terms & conditions /  AppliCATION Details

For complete terms and conditions  as well as applications details, please visit ISTH's Training Fellowship page.

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