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 37 to help young radiation oncology professionals from European economically challenged countries.

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

10 sponsored registrations and in training memberships are available for ESTRO 37..

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
Applicants should be:
• Below 40 years old
• Currently in training
• Active in the field of radiotherapy, radiobiology, radiation physics or radiation technology
• Applicants should come from one of these eligible European countries: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine.

Please note that applicants who have already attended past ESTRO events thanks to the solidarity fund are not eligible.

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.

Deadline for submission: 15 November 2017

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

 

POSTER AWARDS

 

ESTRO sponsors four poster awards of € 1,000 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 37 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
• Priority will be given to posters from young investigators.

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

Prizes will be handed out at the ESTRO 37 Poster Reception on Saturday 21 April 2018.

 

CTRO, PHIRO AND TIPSRO YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS

Sponsored by Elsevier

These awards are presented under the auspices of ESTRO’s journals, Clinical & Translational Radiation Oncology (ctRO), Physics & Imaging in Radiation Oncology (phiRO), and Technical Innovations & Patient Support in Radiation Oncology (tipsRO), and are sponsored by Elsevier.

The winners are entitled to a grant of € 1,000 and are invited to submit a paper to the awarding journal, which will be published at no cost to the author if accepted following the peer-review process.

 

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
• Only abstracts accepted for poster presentation for ESTRO 37, 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 ESTRO 37 Poster Reception on Saturday 21 April 2018.

 

ESTRO - JACK FOWLER UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AWARD 2017

 

A prize of € 1,000 will be given for the best abstract in the field of radiation physics or radiation technology, submitted for ESTRO 37.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY
Candidate should be:
• ESTRO member for the year 2018
All ESTRO membership categories provide eligibility (except Corporate Membership). For more information visit the ESTRO website: estro.org/members
• 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 one PDF file by email to Eralda Azizaj (eazizaj@estro.org) containing in this order:
• A curriculum vitae (maximum 4 pages)
• 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 37 (indicate abstract number, abstract title and submitting author with your application).

Deadline to apply: 25 October 2017

 

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 applies to individuals from low-income and lower-middle-income economies according to the World Bank listing available at: 

http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-classifications/country-and-lending-groups

 

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