Awards & Grants

Awards & Grants

APDWF Young Investigators Awards

Purpose

The purpose of the Young Investigator Award (YIA) is to stimulate interest in research training by rewarding outstanding examples of excellence amongst those involved in research training in the early stages of his/her career. Applicants must be from nationalities of Asia Pacific countries. The Award will be presented at the APDW 2021 and is jointly sponsored by the APDWF and the JGHF.

Application requirement

Applicant must be in early stages of his/her career i.e. up to five (5) years following the completion of training in gastroenterology/ hepatology. Training certification of the presenting author will be requested during online abstract submission. Applicant must be first author of abstract and a registered participant of the conference. The shortlisted oral abstract must be presented by applicant during the meeting.

Selection process

Applicant should select ‘APDWF YIA’ during submission of abstract for oral presentation. Shortlisted abstracts are based on scores assigned by the Abstract Selection Committee and all successful applicants (up to nine (9) best YIA papers) will be notified.  Three (3) awards will be given to the best three (3) papers presented:

  • 1st Prize: USD 2,500
  • 2nd Prize: USD 2,000
  • 3rd Prize: USD 1,500
  • Three Merit Awards: USD 1,000 each

Assessment

Each presenter shall be given 8 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes to defend his/her work. In assessing the applicants for the awards, the panel of judges will consider the following criteria:

  • Quality and scientific merit of the abstract: 50%
  • Quality of the presentation: 25%
  • Ability to defend the work: 25%

APDWF Poster Distinction Awards

Purpose

The purpose of the Posters of Distinction Award is to stimulate interest in research training by rewarding outstanding examples of excellence amongst those involved in research training in the early stages of his/her career and who prefer to present his/her papers in poster mode. Applicants must be from nationalities of Asia Pacific countries. The Award will be presented at the APDW 2021 and is sponsored by the APDWF.

Application Requirement

Applicant must be in the early stages of his/her career i.e. up to 5 years following the completion of training in gastroenterology/ hepatology. Training certification of the presenting author will be requested during online abstract submission. Applicant must be first author of abstract and a registered participant of the conference. The shortlisted abstract must be presented as moderated poster by applicant during the meeting.

Selection Process

Applicant should select ‘APDWF Posters of Distinction Award’ during submission of abstract for oral presentation. Shortlisted abstracts are based on scores assigned by the Abstract Selection Committee and all successful applicants (up to twenty-four (24) moderated posters) will be notified. A maximum of five (5) Posters of Distinction shall be awarded at USD 1,500 each.

Assessment

Each presenter shall be given 3 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes to defend his/her work. In assessing the presenters for the awards, the panel of judges will consider the following criteria:

  • Quality and scientific merit of the abstract - 50%
  • Quality of the presentation - 25%
  • Ability to defend the work - 25%

APDWF-JGHF Educational Grant

Applicants must be from nationalities of Asian Pacific countries.

Applicants must submit an abstract to present at APDW2021.

Successful candidates shall attend the Young Clinicians Investigators Programme.

 

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