Brain Sciences Best Poster Awards for Young or New Investigators

Overview of Awards:  Brain Sciences Best Poster Awards for Young or New Investigators will be offered to two (2) qualifying individuals at World Sleep 2019. These second-tier awards will be presented to authors of the top ranked poster abstracts.

Requirement: 35 years old or younger OR less than 5 years post MD or PhD degree

Second tier award: Monetary award of $400 USD per winning poster (2 awards available from Brain Sciences)

Deadline: June 15, 2019

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Application Process

STEP ONE – Submit your abstract online, indicating oral presentation or poster only.

STEP TWO – Email Angie Granum at World Sleep Society with the following information:

  1. Name
  2. Age
  3. Date of MD or PhD completion
  4. Title of abstract
  5. Abstract number
  6. Name and contact details of mentor or advisor who can verify you meet the requirements
  7. Biosketch
  8. A short letter (max 200 words) explaining why you are applying for this award
  9. Indicated presentation preference of oral presentation or poster only. (All abstracts not selected for oral presentation will automatically be entered for poster presentations.)

Review Process

The young or new investigator awards will be selected from submitted abstracts. Abstracts submitted by award applicants will be evaluated in two phases:

Young or New Investigator abstract review: Following the June 15, 2019 deadline, the applications will be reviewed, and award recipients will be notified by June 30, 2019.


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