Young Investigator Award

Young Investigator Award

Young Investigator Awardees have been selected by the WSC 2023 Scientific Committee.

Notifications have been sent out to the awardees and applicants.


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?

  • 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 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, for Young Investigator Award eligibility, is now closed.

  • 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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