Please note that the YIA will be replaced by the WCPGHAN Young Investigator Award in 2020. To apply, please visit WCPGHAN Young Investigator Awards
Purpose and scope: The ESPGHAN Annual Meeting Young Investigator Award is intended to support expenses for Young Investigators (including AHP, Trainees, Scientists, and non ESPGHAN members) who have had an abstract accepted for presentation at the ESPGHAN Annual Meeting.
Specification: The grant will help cover the travel, Visa application and accommodation costs within host meetings countries. Costs than can also be covered by this grant include congress registration up to Early bird fee; registration to PIBD, Post Graduate and AHP courses taking place during ESPGHAN Annual Meeting. All listed costs will covered 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:
Deadline: application deadline will be set at least 1 month prior to the AM and announced on ESPGHAN website and ESPGHAN newsletter.
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
Please see our Rules and Regulations for further details and any update about this Award.