ISSCR 2017 Travel Stipends and Abstract Awards

Trainee abstract submitters (post-doctoral fellows, graduate or medical students) are eligible for the following travel stipend and awards:

The ISSCR 2017 Travel Stipend

The ISSCR travel stipends are meant to help defray the cost of attending the ISSCR 2017 Annual Meeting. Recipients are selected based on the quality of the abstract submission as well as the economic need of the submitter. 

To apply: Candidates indicate during their online abstract submission if they would like to be considered for a travel stipend. Please note Late Breaking abstracts are not eligible. Candidates must register for the meeting as a trainee member of the ISSCR by 26 April, 2017 in order to receive the stipend.

Distribution: Recipients will be notified by 6 March, 2017 of their selection and will be awarded one or more of the following: complimentary meeting registration, hotel room coverage (one or more nights), and/or a cash award amount. The ISSCR will determine the composition of each recipients' award. Each awardee must have their attendance at the meeting confirmed onsite in Boston.

The ISSCR 2017 Outstanding Poster Presentation Award 

Poster awards recognize outstanding poster presentations by trainee members at the annual meeting. 

To apply: Candidates indicate during their online abstract submission if they would like to be considered for this award. Please note Late Breaking abstracts are not eligible. In order to receive the award, candidates attend the meeting as a trainee member of the ISSCR.

Distribution: Recipients of this award will receive a stipend of $250 USD as well as complimentary meeting registration for the ISSCR 2018 Annual Meeting in Melbourne, Australia in recognition of their outstanding poster presentation. The poster award recipients will be announced during the final plenary session at the annual meeting and the winners will be listed on the ISSCR website.

The ISSCR 2017 Abstract Merit Award 

The ISSCR 2017 Abstract Merit Award is new this year! This award recognizes outstanding abstracts submitted by trainees (post-doctoral fellows, graduate, or medical students). No specific indication of application is necessary. Please note Late Breaking abstracts are not eligible. ISSCR Abstract Merit awardees are recognized at the annual meeting, by certificate and on the ISSCR website. 


Venue Information

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210 USA
near the South Boston waterfront