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Awards and Grants

Young Investigator Award

The Young Investigators Awards are provided in the form of travel grants to medical trainees and young scientists and are intended to assist with expenses relating to their participation at the Congress. Travel grants, consisting of CAD 700 will be available only for investigators who are first author on an accepted abstract. Travel grants are specifically intended to support young investigators; therefore applicants should be younger than 35 of age as of June 25, 2015.  The Scientific Committee will decide, according to the scores of the abstracts, which investigator receives a travel grant. This will be announced to the first author by e-mail before April 30, 2015.

Application criteria
Authors wishing to be considered for a grant should be:

·         the first author of a submitted abstract

·         35 years or younger of age (for 2015: authors born after June 25, 1980)

How to apply for a Young Investigator Award

·         Tick the appropriate box at the online abstract submission site.

·         Fill in the relevant questionnaire

·         Only complete applications will be considered.

·         The deadline for travel grant applications, supporting documents and additional  information is February 6, 2015

To be eligible for the award, the recipient must attend the Meeting, and members of the ISTH will be given priority.


Reach the World Award

Please note, as of April 15, 2015, these awards are now closed to further submission. 

The ISTH will award travel grants to clinicians and scientists from developing countries to help subsidize travel to the Congress (a copy of current passport showing country of residence will be required). Those that are presenter and first author of an abstract submitted to the Congress will be prioritized.

Please check the relevant box on the abstract submission form to indicate you wish to apply for this grant. For those not submitting abstracts, please apply to  and explain how this grant and congress will be of benefit in driving up standards of care for patients. To be eligible for the award, the recipient must attend the Congress.

 Key Dates

March 11, 2015
Early Registration Deadline

June 15, 2015
Online Registration Deadline

June 20-25, 2015
ISTH 2015