Young Investigator Award

Young Investigator Award

Who is eligible?

  • Young physicians, allied health professionals and nurses; aged 40 or less on October 10, 2023 may apply to receive a scholarship
  • Must be a resident of a country classified with low-income and lower-middle-income economies according to the World Bank Country Classification.
  • Up to 20 Young Investigators, will be selected as recipients for the award.

What does the award consist of?

  • Registration Fees for the Congress
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a pre-selected hotel and travel support (max USD 1000 for both)
  • Award Certificate after the Congress

Award rules:

  • Applicants must have an abstract accepted by the scientific committee of WSC 2023
  • Applicants should be good standing (i.e. paid up) members of WSO
  • Awardees’ information is to be published on the Congress website

Abstract submission is now open!

  • Abstract submission can be done via the website
  • Submission of the abstract, online together with a scanned copy of passport showing date of birth is mandatory – Please upload this during the abstract submission process
  • Awardees will be selected based on abstract evaluation by the Scientific Program Committee
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application before the end of the early registration fee deadline

WSO membership:

To register as a member of WSO, please complete the registration form here.

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