2017 Global Education Award

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The ISD is accepting applications for scholarships to the XII International Congress of Dermatology in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from April 18-22, 2017.

ISD is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to ISD members who are  residents or young dermatologists to attend the XII ICD.

Scholarships awards will be distributed as follows:

$1000 (USD)      International Scholarship (outside of Latin America)

$ 500 (USD)       Latin American Scholarships

  1. Applicants must electronically submit an Abstract (250 words or less) to the ICD Scientific Committee. Go to the XII International Congress of Dermatology web site at http://www.icd2017.com.ar/ to submit your abstract (deadline for abstracts is November 18). Submit a copy with your scholarship application.
  2. Abbreviated curriculum vitae (up to two pages only).
  3. Personal statement indicating why the applicant (you) should be selected.
  4. Recommendation from the applicant’s former or present training director by the application deadline.

The International Congress of Dermatology is held every four years and is the main congress of the International Society of Dermatology.

This travel grant program is to help defray costs of travel and registration to the meeting. Awards will be given in the amount of up to $1,000 for International Scholarships, $500 for Latin American Scholarships.

The travel grant will be given to successful applicants upon their arrival at the meeting.  Grant recipients will be expected to give a short presentation of their abstract at the meeting.

Scholarship recipients are responsible for making their own Visa, travel and hotel arrangements.  The basic registration fees are waived (workshops, social events extra).

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. Candidates must have submitted an abstract directly to the XII ICD (oral or poster) which will also be reviewed by the ISD Education Committee Members for the education award. 

3. Candidates must be members of the ISD at the time of submission. Preference is given to applicants under 35 years of age at the time of Congress.

4. Prior award recipients of ISD scholarships, fellowships or grants are not eligible.

The award is a monetary grant to defray the cost of travel to ISD Sponsored meetings.   The following criteria will be used in selecting the award. 

Criteria

  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.

Deadline: November 1, 2016

2017 Global Education Award Application

XII International Congress of Dermatology
April 18-22, 2017

Application Deadline: November 1, 2016

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