We would like to announce that the SIOP 2017 Schweisguth Prize is now open for applications.

The SIOP Schweisguth Prize is an annual prize for the best scientific article written by a trainee. It is awarded by SIOP at the annual congress in honour of Dr. O. Schweisguth, founding member and first President of SIOP.Judgement of this prize will be based on the written article, describing work done by the trainee and will consider originality, completeness, scientific accuracy and contribution to science. Applicants must have been in training when the work reflected in the article was performed, and must still be in the training period or not more than one year thereafter at the time of submission.

The prize will consist of:

  • coverage of travelling expenses, (return economy air fare between the winner’s professional home city and the meeting venue)
  • coverage of three nights’ hotel costs
  • complementary registration fees for the meeting
  • NB. it is expected that the winner will present his or her work at the time of the SIOP 2017 Washington DC Congress
To apply for this prize, the article should be sent together with a full CV incl. recent publications, and a covering letter from the author’s mentor via e-mail to siopoffice@kenes.com before April 11, 2017 (12:00 noon CET).More information and detailed application instructions can found under the link below
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