These awards are designed to give Young Investigators, working in the field of paediatric oncology, the opportunity to present their original research at the SIOP Annual Meeting.

Successful candidates will receive the following benefits:

  • Free congress registration
  • Free Young  SIOP Membership (two-year membership)
  • Financial support towards their travel and accommodation cost up to EUR 1500 (does not apply for virtual congress)

Depending on the global situation in 2023 due to the pandemic, we will consider add. costs for attendees (i.e. testing etc.).

Application Criteria

• be under the age of 40 years (age is not an absolute limit; please email us with your argumentation and we are happy to review)
• be active in paediatric oncology; full time or at least 30%
• submit an abstract to the SIOP Annual Meeting as per the abstract submission rules and guidelines (review here)

Awards will be given to the highest ranking abstracts, selected according to the predefined general quality criteria, i.e. prospective multicentre studies, as well as presentation of large translational projects.

2023 Applications

Applications for 2023 are closed. We will open the 2024 applications with the SIOP 2024 Hawaii Abstract submission by end of this year.

Congratulations to our SIOP 2023 Recipients!

Kirsten Thus Netherlands
Anirban Das Canada
Noor Al Dahhan Canada
Eleonora Looze Netherlands
Mala Joosten Netherlands
Hinke van der Hoek Netherlands
Perri Tutelman Canada
Yuehan Wang Netherlands
Lydia Chevalier United States
Lydia Rink Germany
Zeinab van Gestel-Fadaie Netherlands
Marion Mateos Australia
Sebastian Bon Netherlands
Ryan Summers United States
Elvia Grillo Colombia

Join Young SIOP!

Young SIOP

New members under age 40 (anyone aged 40 and below*).

HIC: € 40 (initial 2-year membership only), then EUR 40/year until age 40

UMIC: € 20 (initial 2-year membership only), then EUR 20/year until age 40

LMIC: € 20 (initial 2-year membership only), then EUR 10/year until age 40

LIC: € 20 (initial 2-year membership only), then EUR 10/year until age 40

Please note that the initial membership rate (2-year rate) is ONLY available for those who have NEVER been members of SIOP previously. If you were previously a SIOP member but are under 40 years of age, you can pay the yearly rate of EUR 40/20/10/10 for HIC/UMIC/LMIC/LIC respectively.

*If you are above 40 years of age but you can demonstrate that you have been away from the field due to, for example, for a career break, parental leave or long-term sick leave, this will be taken into account. For such cases, please contact membership@siop-online.org.

Find out more about the Young SIOP Network here