Young Investigator Award

Young Investigator Award

Young Investigator Awardees have been selected by the WSC 22 Scientific Committee.

Notifications have been sent out to the winners and applicants.

Who is eligible?

  • Young physicians aged 40 or less on October 26, 2022 may apply to receive a scholarship
  • Must be a resident of a country classified with low-income and lower-middle-income economies*

*For World Bank Country Classification: COUNTRIES

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 2022
  • Applicants should be good standing (i.e. paid up) members of WSO
  • Awardees’ information is to be published on the Congress website

Abstract submission

  • 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 these during the abstract submission process
  • Awardees will be selected on the basis of 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 via the link: