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Awards and Travel Grants

 

WCPGHAN Endoscopy Prize

The WCPGHAN Endoscopy Prize has been developed to promote the pursuit of research related to endoscopy and other procedures in children. This award is $500 USD . WCPGHAN members whose abstracts have been accepted for presentation may be considered for the prize. One author on the abstract must be a member of one of WCPGHAN’s affiliated society associations. Abstracts whose focus is primarily on endoscopy or other procedures and that have been accepted for presentation. Members of the abstract reviewing committee/ judging committee are not eligible for the prize.

WCPGHAN Neurogastroenterology and Motility Prize

The WCPGHAN Neurogastroenterology and Motility Prize has been developed to promote the pursuit of research related to Functional and Motility disorders in children. The Awards in the amount of $500 USD each will be given to one outstanding clinical abstract and one to the outstanding basic science abstract. One author on the abstract must be a member of one of WCPGHAN’s affiliated society associations. The winners will present their work during the meeting.

WCPGHAN Nutrition Prize

The WCPGHAN Nutrition Prize has been developed to promote the pursuit of research related to nutritional disorders in children. The Award in the amount of $500 USD will be given to the outstanding nutrition abstract. One author on the abstract must be a member of one of WCPGHAN’s affiliated society associations. The winners will present their work during the meeting.

WCPGHAN Pancreas Prize

The WCPGHAN Pancreas Prize has been developed to promote the pursuit of research related to pancreatic disorders in children. The Prize in the amount of $500 USD will be given to the outstanding nutrition abstract. One author on the abstract must be a member of one of WCPGHAN’s affiliated society associations. The winners will present their work during the meeting.

APFED (American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders) Outstanding EGID (Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders) Abstract Award

The APFED (American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders) Outstanding EGID (Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders) Abstract Award has been developed to encourage the pursuit of research related to eosinophil-associated diseases in children. Two awards in the amount of $750 USD each will given to the two top-scored abstracts as determined by WCPGHAN. One author on each abstract must be a member of one of WCPGHAN’s affiliated society associations. The winners will present their work during the meeting.

 

 

The deadline to apply for a travel grant/award has passed. No applications are being accepted at this time.

 

FISPGHAN/World Congress Outreach Travel Grants

FISPGHAN/World Congress Outreach Travel Grants will be given to allow participation in the World Congress by colleagues from countries designated as other than high income by the World Bank. These grants in the amount of $1,000 USD will help defray travel expenses for investigators from laboratories and institutions who lack supplemental support for international travel. These awards will be given to investigators who demonstrate (in writing) that they would not be able to attend the meeting without financial support and will be the first author and presenter of the abstract. Membership in a FISPGHAN Society is not required.

Young Investigator Travel Grants

Young Investigator Travel Grants will be granted to young investigators presenting an abstract at the Congress. The grants in the amount of $1,000 USD are designed to help defray travel expenses to and from the meeting and to encourage participation by young investigators as well as recognize the scientific excellence of their research. The author of the abstract should be ten years less beyond Pediatric GI/Nutrition training (letter attesting to this status must accompany request)and be the first author of the abstract. Membership in a FISPGHAN Society is not required.

 

 

The deadline to apply for a travel grant/award has passed. No applications are being accepted at this time.

 

 

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