ISSCR Trainee Member Awards
The ISSCR is pleased to once again offer recognition for ISSCR Trainee members with outstanding abstracts with Travel Awards, Merit Abstract Awards, and Outstanding Poster Presentation Awards.
To be eligible for Travel, Merit, and Poster Awards, you must:
Be a trainee with an active ISSCR membership as of 12 February 2020 (23:59 ET, US).
Submit an abstract through the online abstract submission process. Only abstracts submitted during the regular time-frame (not late-breaking) will be considered. Consult the Call for Abstracts, Deadlines, & Fees for detailed submission information.
You must indicate if you wish to be considered for an ISSCR Travel Award in the abstract submission process. Merit Abstract and Poster Presentation Awards will be considered for all ISSCR Trainee members who submit abstracts and are members by 12 February 2020.
ISSCR Travel Awards
These awards are meant to help defray the cost of attending the ISSCR Annual Meeting. Recipients are selected based on the quality of the abstract submission with consideration given to geographic representation. To apply, indicate your interest during the online abstract submission process. Only trainees with active ISSCR memberships as of the abstract deadline are eligible for consideration. Late breaking abstracts are not eligible for consideration. The ISSCR is not able to accommodate the majority of requests for Travel Awards. We highly recommend you begin early to identify other sources of travel funds to attend the ISSCR annual meeting.
Notification: Applicants will be notified by email by 16 March, 2020 of award status. NOTE: To minimize issues with refunds, please wait to register until you have heard if you have received an ISSCR Travel Award. Emails will be sent by 18 March, 2020.
Distribution: Recipients will be awarded complimentary meeting registration and a possible cash award. The ISSCR will determine the composition of each recipients' award. Awardees must have their attendance at the meeting confirmed before their cash award will be distributed. Awardees are recognized at the annual meeting and on the ISSCR website.
ISSCR 2020 Merit Abstract Awards
These awards recognize superior abstracts with a certificate and recognition on the ISSCR website and at the annual meeting. Late-Breaking abstracts are not eligible. No application is necessary, only trainees with active ISSCR membership as of the abstract deadline with confirmed oral or poster presentations are considered.
Notification: Applicants will be notified by 8 May, 2020 of award status
Distribution: Awardees are recognized at the annual meeting, by certificate, and on the ISSCR website.
ISSCR Outstanding Poster Presentation Award
Distribution: Up to six trainee poster presentation award winners are announced during the final Plenary Session. Each winner will receive a $250 stipend and complimentary meeting registration for the 2021 Annual Meeting in Hamburg Germany, a free 12-month subscription to Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology and Cell Stem Cell and a padfolio from Stem Cell Reports. Awardees are recognized on the ISSCR website.