AMBASSADOR SOLIDARITY FUND

 

The Ambassador Solidarity Fund is generously financed by part of the membership fee paid by the Supporting Ambassador members and enables sponsorship of individual In Training membership and registrations to ESTRO 36 to help young radiation oncology professionals from European economically challenged countries.

More information on our webpage: http://www.estro.org/members/individual-membership/supporting-ambassador

20 sponsored registrations and in training memberships are available for ESTRO 36.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
Applicants should be:
• Below 40 years old
• Currently be in training
• From economically challenged European countries (eligible countries: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey).
Applicable only to those who are unable to meet the cost of membership and registration without financial support.
• Active in the field of radiotherapy, radiobiology, radiation physics, or radiation technology
• Previous recipients of a grant are not eligible to apply.

HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and a recommendation letter from their department head stating they are currently in training and that financial support is essential to register for membership and benefit from a sponsored registration to ESTRO 36.

Applications for the solidarity fund are to be addressed to:
Myriam Lybeer - mlybeer@estro.org

Deadline for submission: 30 October 2016

 

POSTER AWARDS

 

ESTRO sponsors four poster awards of € 1000 each for a clinician, a physicist, a radiation therapisT (RTT) and a radiobiologist (respectively).

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
• Only abstracts accepted for poster presentation for ESTRO 36 will be considered for the award.
• Posters are evaluated on (in decreasing order of importance): the scientific value of the data; the clarity of the presentation; and the visual quality of the poster layout.

HOW TO APPLY
No application is needed. You are automatically considered if your abstract is accepted.

Prizes will be handed out at the ESTRO 36 Poster Reception on Saturday 6 May 2017.

 

YOUNG SCIENTISTS POSTER AWARDS

 

ESTRO sponsors four young scientists poster awards consisting of a complimentary registration to a future ESTRO course for a clinician, physicist, radiation therapisT (RTT) and radiobiologist (respectively).

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
• Only abstracts accepted for poster presentation for ESTRO 36, by authors under 40 years of age, will be considered for the award.
• Posters are evaluated on (in decreasing order of importance): the scientific value of the data; the clarity of the presentation; and the visual quality of the poster layout.

HOW TO APPLY
No application is needed. You are automatically considered if your abstract is accepted.

Prizes will be handed out at the Young Scientists Reception on Monday 8 May 2017.

 

ESTRO - JACK FOWLER UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AWARD 2017

 

A prize of € 1000 will be given for the best abstract in the field of radiation physics or radiation technology, submitted for ESTRO 36.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
• Candidates should be ESTRO members.
• Candidates should be younger than 36. Exceptions will be made for female applicants who had to interrupt their research for pregnancy/maternity reasons; for them the maximum age is fixed at 40.

HOW TO APPLY
Candidates should submit:
• A curriculum vitae
• A letter from their department head stating that the work has been done by the applicant
• A copy of the abstract on radiation physics or radiation technology which should have been submitted for ESTRO 36 (indicate abstract title and submitting author with your application).

Deadline to apply: 18 October 2016

 

ESTRO MEMBERS FROM EMERGING COUNTRIES

 

ESTRO members from emerging countries can benefit from reduced registration fees to attend the conference. The list of eligible countries is defined according to the World Bank listing available at: http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-classifications/country-and-lending-groups

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