Overview of Awards: Two tiers of New Investigator Awards will be offered to qualifying individuals at IPSA 2020. The first-tier award will provide the opportunity for up to 5 individuals to present their abstract during a special New Investigator oral abstract session. The second-tier awards will be presented to qualifying authors of the top ranked poster abstracts.
Requirement: PhD student OR less than 5 years post highest degree (MD, PhD, Masters, or Fellowship).
First tier award: Complementary registration and a travel grant of up to $1,000 USD (depending on distance of travel) to give a 10-minute oral presentation included in a special oral abstract session during the congress.
Second tier award: Monetary award of $400 USD per winning poster
Deadline: June 15, 2020
STEP ONE – Submit your abstract, indicating oral presentation or poster only. Abstract forms are posted on the IPSA Congress website: http://www.pedsleep.org/Abstracts
STEP TWO – Email Angie Granum at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
The new investigator awards will be selected from submitted abstracts. Abstracts submitted by award applicants will be evaluated in two phases:
Phase 1 (General abstract review): Award applicants will be notified of their acceptance for an oral or poster presentation. Acceptance of an oral or poster abstract does not imply the author will be selected to receive a new investigator award.
Phase 2 (New Investigator abstract review): Following the June 15, 2020 deadline, the applications will be reviewed, and award recipients will be notified by July 15, 2020.