The IPTA-TTS Congress Scientific Awards are designed to help offset expenses incurred to attend the IPTA 2022 Congress and awarded based on the scientific merit of applicants.
Therefore, recipients must attend the meeting in order to receive the award. If an awardee is selected for a scientific award but does not attend the meeting, the monies of the award will be forfeited.
To be eligible for a scientific award, an individual must:
Submit at least one abstract as a presenting author.
Be a trainee, AHP or resident of an emerging economy country . As such, must be within two (2) years of completion of their training and/or fellowship, or provide proof of residency.
Be a member of The Transplantation Society (TTS). If an applicant is not a member, a membership application must be completed on the website www.tts.org and accepted in order for the award application to be reviewed and considered. The membership application must be made prior to applying for the award.
A supporting letter must be submitted as a part of the travel award application. This letter must be signed by the applicant's Training Program Director to verify the applicant’s status as a young investigator. Authors will not be considered for an award if the required letter is not sent. The applicant MUST be the presenting author. No exceptions will be made.
Attend the designated award presentation session scheduled during the Congress to receive the award.
TTS Emerging Economy Nations List
Central African Republic
Congo, Democratic Republic of
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Micronesia, Federated States of
Moldova, Republic of
Papua New Guinea
People's Republic of China
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Syrian Arab Republic
Tanzania, United Republic of
Trinidad and Tobago
Process for bestowing the award:
Awardees will be selected from the pool of eligible applicants based upon the abstract's degree of excellence (top score), as determined by the Scientific Program Committee.
Every effort will be made by TTS to award at least one scientific award to an applicant from each of the six TTS geographic regions. The geographic regions are North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Middle East & Africa and Oceania.
Awards may not exceed a maximum amount of $1,000 USD per awardee. A maximum of 5 awards from TTS will be provided.
Final selection of recipients will be approved by TTS.
11th Scientific Congress of the International Pediatric Transplant Association - March 26-29, 2022 - Prague, Czech Republic, Europe