Awards & Bursaries

2016 Junior Researcher Award Winner: Nuno Basílio (Portugal)

Research project: “Life expectancy and care in the elderly - a qualitative study”.

Open applications: VdGM Fund, Exchange & Research Awards

The applications for the next editions of the VdGM Fund Bursaries, Exchange Awards and Research Awards are now open.


Apply now to win over 5500€ in prizes!



Awards Ceremony at WONCA Europe 2016

Finalist Abstracts for the JRA 2016

If you are attending the WONCA Europe Conference 2016 in Copenhagen, you won't want to miss the presentations of the the three finalists in the 2016 Junior Researcher Award.


Finalists in the 2016 Junior Research Award announced

Dear Colleagues,


The Vasco da Gama Movement is delighted to announce the three finalists in the 2016 Junior Research Award. The finalists are:

  • Dr Nuno Basilio from Portugal
  • Dr Persijn Honkoop from the Netherlands
  • Dr Carol Sinnott from Ireland


VdGM Swag

Order your VdGM swag online now and have the products delivered to you during the 2016 VdGM Pre-conference in Copenhagen.

2016 VdGM Fund winners

The winners of the 2016 VdGM Fund are Cristiana Avramescu (on the left) and Jakab Engya Aniko (on the right), both from Romania.


VdGM Fund 2016: applications now open

The applications for the 2016 edition of the VdGM Fund are now open.


Find the details here.



Apply now for the JRA2016

The applications for the Junior Researcher Award 2016 are now open. Deadline is March 15th 2016.


Visit the JRA page for more information.



2015 Bursary Recipient: Yelena Khegay (Kazakhstan)

In 2015, 13 applicants from 7 countries applied for VdGM Bursaries. Yelena Khegay (Kazakhstan) was one of the two individuals that the VdGM Fund was able to assist in attending the 2015 VdGM Preconference & WONCA Europe Conference in Istanbul.


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