New Investigator Awards

Applications for New Investigator Awards are now being accepted for World Sleep 2023 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Applications are due June 30, 2023.

New Investigator Awards will be offered to qualifying presenters at World Sleep 2023. Oral abstract awards will provide the opportunity for up to 18 individuals to present their abstracts during special New Investigator Award sessions. Poster abstract awards will be presented to up to 24 authors of the top rated abstracts submitted by New Investigators.

Applicant Requirements

35 years old or younger OR fewer than 5 years post completion of MD, PhD, or equivalent terminal degree

Note: symposium presentations are not eligible for the New Investigator Award. Applicants must apply with an oral abstract or poster abstract presentation.

Award Amounts

Oral abstract awards: Complimentary congress registration and a travel grant of up to US$1000 to attend the congress and present during one of the New Investigator sessions

Poster abstract awards: $500 award

Application Process

STEP ONE – Submit your abstract through the regular process. (Note: your abstract does not yet need to be accepted for you to apply for the award)

STEP TWO – Complete the form below and submit.

If you have questions about your abstract or the award application, please contact Angie Granum at [email protected].

New Investigator Award Application

Section 1: Please enter your contact and abstract information.


Section 2: Please list the contact details of a mentor or advisor who can verify you meet the application requirements.


Section 3: Please submit your biosketch and a personal letter stating why you are applying for this award.

Review & Submit

Please review your application to ensure it is complete and accurate.