10th Congress of the International Pediatric Transplant Association • May 4-7, 2019  •  Vancouver, BC, Canada

IPTA-CST Scientific Award Guidelines

The IPTA-CST Scientific Awards are designed to help offset expenses incurred to attend the IPTA 2019 Congress and awarded based on the scientific merit of applicants.

Award winners must attend the meeting in order to receive the award. If an awardee is selected for a scientific award but does not attend the meeting, the monies of the award will be forfeited.

Application is Closed
Application Deadline: December 3, 2018

To be eligible for a scientific award, an individual must:

  1. Submit at least one abstract as a presenting author.
  2. Be a trainee or AHP. As such, must be within two (2) years of completion of their training and/or fellowship, or provide proof of residency.
  3. Be a member of CST.
  4. A supporting letter must be submitted as a part of the travel award application. This letter must be signed by the applicant's Training Program Director to verify the applicant’s status as a young investigator. Authors will not be considered for an award if the required letter is not sent. The applicant MUST be the presenting author. No exceptions will be made.
  5. Attend the designated award presentation session scheduled during the Congress to receive the award.

Process for bestowing the award:

  1. Awardees will be selected from the pool of eligible applicants based upon the abstract's degree of excellence (top score), as determined by the Scientific Program Committee.
  2. Awards may not exceed a maximum amount of $1,000 USD per awardee. A maximum of 3 awards will be provided.