TRAVEL AWARDS

Travel Awards

The ISTH 2022 Scientific Committee will reward abstracts of outstanding quality and provide the submitting author with a Travel Award to attend the ISTH 2022 Congress. Two categories of Travel Award will be available in limited number to the abstract submitters.
 
Early Career Award
The Early Career Awards are provided in the form of travel awards to those who meet the ISTH criteria for Early Career and submit a highly rated abstract. Travel Awards, consisting of $500 USD, are specifically intended to assist the presenting author who travel to the congress. In order to be considered for an Early Career Award, you must be the presenting author on an abstract submitted to the congress. Authors applying for an Early Career Award will be notified via their abstract notification email, which will be sent in early-April 2022. 
 

Application criteria

  • You must be the presenting author of a submitted abstract

  • You must meet the ISTH Early Career criteria: To be considered for an Early Career Award, applicants must verify their status by submitting a letter from their institution or supervisor certifying that they are an Early Career Professional belonging to one of these categories during the submission process:

    • Associate: Any person within three years of completion of clinical training (medical residency and/or fellowship) or once an independent faculty or tenured position is obtained.

    • Medical Resident/Post Doc: Any person holding a doctoral degree who is engaged in any one or a combination of the following:

      • a period of clinical training

      • formal post-doctoral mentored research

      • scholarly or practical training for the purpose of acquiring specific professional skills

      • a medical fellowship

    • Student/Trainee: Any person not holding a doctoral degree currently and involved in a training program for medical education or other disciplines or in a M.Sc. or Ph.D. program.


How to apply for an Early Career Award

  • Tick the appropriate box on the online abstract submission site

  • Fill in the relevant questionnaire

  • Provide a letter from their institution or supervisor certifying that they are an Early Career Professional (see above for Early Career categories)

Reach-the-World Award
The Reach-the-World Awards are provided in the form of travel awards to clinicians and scientists from developing countries (countries classified by the World Bank as low income, lower-middle income, or upper-middle income) to help subsidize travel to the congress. Travel awards, consisting of $2,000 USD, are specifically intended to assist the presenting author who travel to the congress. Authors applying for a Reach the World Award will be notified via their abstract notification email, which will be sent in early-April 2022.​

Application criteria

  • You must be the presenting author of a submitted abstract

  • Be from a developing country as defined by the World Bank as low income, lower-middle income, or upper-middle income


How to apply for a Reach-the-World Award

  • Tick the appropriate box at the online abstract submission site

  • Provide a copy of your passport

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Only complete applications will be considered. The deadline for travel award applications, supporting documents and additional information is February 1, 2022. To be eligible for the award, the recipient must attend the Congress.