Global Education Award Application

Grants available to attend the next Congress of Dermatology

ISD is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to ISD member residents, fellows or young dermatologists who will submit recorded presentations of their abstracts to ISD for the World Congress of Dermatology in Singapore, July 2023. 

Scholarship recipients are responsible for making their own registration.

Applicants must be enrolled in a residency program at the time of the meeting or be a young dermatologist age 35 or under at the time of the Congress. 

Applicants must submit an abstract summarizing the content of a proposed oral or poster exhibit presentation (i.e. presentation submitted to the World  Congress of Dermatology), an abbreviated curriculum vitae (one-two pages), and a personal statement indicating why the applicant should be selected. ISD must also receive a letter of recommendation, preferably from the applicant’s present or former training director, by the application deadline. For verification of age, a copy of the applicant's passport photo should be included. 

Global Education Award Application

Please complete the form below to submit an application for the ISD Global Education Award to be presented at the next Congress of Dermatology. 

Presenters must register for the World Congress of Dermatology

Previous recipients of an ISD scholarship or award are not eligible.

ISD GEA Application Deadline: EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2023

Who is eligible?

  1. This award is available to Dermatologists in private practice or at University Centers, and residents or registrant Dermatology Training Programs with preference giving to those from developing countries.
  2. The abstract will be shared with the organizers of the World Congress of Dermatology. 
  3. Candidates must be members of the ISD at the time of submission. Preference is given to applicants age 35 or under at the time of Congress.
  4. Prior award recipients of ISD scholarships, fellowships or grants are not eligible.

Criteria for Selection

  1. Originality of abstract (how original or unique is their idea, observation or research?)
  2. Design and methodology utilized in the investigation or research
  3. The originality of the design methods used in the investigation or research. This includes appropriate use of controls, statistical power of the study, proper technique, logicality of conclusions.
  4. Clinical usefulness (how useful are the observations or conclusions of the investigator)
  5. Scientific usefulness (will the study stimulate scientific research)
  6. Writing style and English grammar (is the abstract written clearly and concisely)

Each of the above criteria will be independently rated by the committee members on a scale ranging from 0 to 10. 

Eligible abstracts with the highest total score will receive the award; however, no more than 2 awards per country.

Submission Checklist:

  1. Submit your abstract to World Congress of Dermatology by: Date to be determined
  2. Include a copy of the abstract with the award application.
  3. Abbreviated curriculum vitae (up to two pages only).
  4. Personal statement indicating why the applicant (you) should be selected.
  5. Recommendation from the applicant’s former or present training director by the application deadline.
  6. Must be an ISD member at the time of the application.
  7. Proof of age (passport, driver's license, etc).
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