Submit at least one abstract as a presenting author.
Be a trainee, AHP or resident of an emerging economic country . Trainee members must be within two (2) years of completion of their training and/or fellowship. Members of emerging economic countries must provide proof of residency.
A supporting letter for Young Investigator applicants must be submitted as a part of the award application. This letter must be signed by the applicant’s Training Program Director to verify the grant applicant’s status as a young investigator. Authors will not be considered for an award if the required letter is not sent. The grant applicant MUST be the presenting author. No exceptions will be made.
Attend the designated award presentation session scheduled during the Congress to receive the award.
PROCESS FOR AWARDING THE GRANT
Awardees will be selected from the pool of eligible applicants based upon the abstract’s degree of excellence (top score) if the condition of three reviews is met, as determined by the Scientific Program Committee. Otherwise the Awards Committee has the discretion to make a decision based on the scientific merit of the paper.
Every effort will be made by IXA/TTS to award at least one scientific award to an applicant from each of the six TTS geographic regions. The geographic regions are North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Middle East & Africa and Oceania.
Final selection of recipients will be determined by the TTS/IXA Awards Committee.
Awards may not exceed a maximum amount of $1,000 USD per awardee.
REQUIREMENTS FOR RECEIVING THE AWARD
Awardees must be a member of International Xenotransplantation Association or the The Transplantation Society, awardees who are not already members of will receive complimentary membership to the societie(s) for the year that they receive the award. For more information about IXA and TTS membership visit www.tts.org/join-tts.