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Young Investigator Award - now open!

Goal: To recognize the scientific contributions of outstanding young investigators in the field of Endocrinology.  This is a non-monetary Excellence Award for junior faculty or trainees who recently presented abstracts at the 2021 Endocrine Society meeting.


Application Opens: April 12, 2021

Application Closes: April 30, 2021


  • Candidate Eligibility:
    • New faculty within the first three years of appointment
    • Postdoctoral trainees
    • Graduate students
    • Fellowship trainees
    • Medical interns or residents
    • Medical students or other medical specialty students
  • Candidate must be a presenting (first) author on an abstract accepted for presentation at the Endocrine Society Meeting 2021.
  • Student/trainee (non-faculty) applicants must have a sponsoring Mentor.
  • Each Sponsor/Mentor may nominate only one candidate per year.
  • Candidate must be a current member of WE or have a Mentor who is a current member of WE.
  • Prior WE Junior Investigator Awardees are welcome to apply if they otherwise meet eligibility criteria.
  • Awards are given to both women and men.
  • Applicants from all over the word are welcome to apply!


    How to apply:

    The following material is required as a single PDF file, in the following order:

    • Completed application form – Young Investigator Award Face Page
    • A biosketch or CV that includes publications
    • Copy of the abstract presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society
    • A brief description (250 words or less) outlining the merits of the application including the importance of the work to the field of Endocrinology and strength of the applicant as a young investigator.
    • Trainee applicants should include a sentence of Sponsor / Mentor in support of the application. 

    PDFs should be named as follows “[your last name], [your first name], YIA 2021”. Please do not send the application in a password protected email.  Applications that are not in the correct format will not be accepted.

    Submission:
    E–mail the single PDF of the completed application form and supporting documentation by April 30, 2021 (5pm EST) to the general Women in Endocrinology email: WIE@wildapricot.org


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