Purpose and Scope:The UEG Young Investigator Award is intended to support expenses for Young Investigators who are ESPGHAN Trainee or AHP members and who have had an abstract accepted for presentation at UEG Week.
Specification: The award can be used to cover registration, Visa application, accommodation at the conference and /or return transport to the conference, up to the value of the award.
Amount: up to €1,000
o Medically qualified applicants should be in a training position, i.e. have not qualified in PGHN, nor have achieved a staff position;
o Applicants should not be well established funded researchers
o Full ESPGHAN members are not eligible for this award
Application: Complete application must be sent to ESPGHAN office and the following will apply:
Selection Criteria: Those who have received one or two awards previously or who live from regions close to the conference may receive a reduced award due to lower travel costs. In case the number of applications exceeds the number of awards available, the treasurer may at his/her discretion either select from those applications that fulfil all criteria on a first come first serve basis (but may give priority to applicants that are in particular need e.g. from low income countries), or may adjust funding to maximise attendance.
Reporting and disbursement of the fund: Funds will only be released after