Young Investigator Award

Young Investigator Award

Who is eligible?

  • Young physicians, allied health professionals and nurses; aged 40 or less on October 23, 2024 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?

  • Complimentary registration for the Congress (a link for complimentary registration will be provided)
  • A maximum award of a $1000 USD stipend to be used towards your travel and accommodations expenses.  Please note: Accommodations will need be arranged on an individual basis.
    • Reimbursement for expenses will be provided post congress.
    • Please keep your receipts.  The receipts will need to be uploaded via a link that will be provided to you.
  • Award Certificate after the Congress

Award rules:

  • Applicants must have an abstract accepted by the scientific committee of WSC 2024
  • Applicants should be good standing (i.e. paid up) members of WSO
  • Awardees’ information is to be published on the Congress website

Abstract submission, for Young Investigator Award eligibility:

  • 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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