ICHS Poster and Travel awards


Poster Awards:

All attendees of the ICHS Biennial Symposiums are eligible to submit abstracts representing their research or clinical experiences.  These abstracts are reviewed by the ICHS Abstract Review Committee, comprised of two or more ICHS International Council members.  Selected abstract presenters are invited to present their work in poster, or occasionally, oral format at the meeting.  These posters are judged by teams of two or three ICHS Council members.  Best posters in Research and Clinical categories receive awards at the conclusion of the biennial symposium.


Travel Awards:

ICHS offers a limited number of travel grants to encourage trainees and young investigators, particularly, those from low or middle income countries, to attend our biennial symposiums.  Up to twenty (20) Competitive Awards, as $500 travel grants and free registration for the meeting, are available in two categories: 1) trainees (students, residents, fellows) and 2) junior faculty [whose research was performed in the first three years following graduation].  The travel grants are competitive in nature, with awards being granted for top quality abstracts as determined by an ICHS selection committee.  The applications (link below)  must be accompanied by a copy of a submitted abstract in one of the approved topics AND an institutional letter indicating that the applicant is / was performing research in the category for which they are applying. Travel award recipients will receive their travel grants at the conclusion of the biennial symposium.  The abstract submission deadline is now July 15, 2022.  Please submit your information packets to kirkpatrick@ichs.org before July 22, 2022. 

              Trainee Application          Junior Faculty Application


ESCMID Attendance Award:

Members of ESCMID (European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) can apply for an attendance grant to this congress.  Please visit the following website for application (see September's Events Calendar). You must log into your ESCMID account you can submit the application. Submission deadline is August 2, 2022.

https://www.escmid.org/dates_events/calendar/

Other awards:

On occasion, ICHS has unique opportunities for awards that are supported by outside organizations or affiliated societies.  Details for these awards will be made available for each specific instance as they arise.



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