Candidates must indicate an interest in schizophrenia research and, if possible, provide evidence of continuing and future involvement and activity in the field. Individuals must be graduate students, residents, fellows or new/young faculty members that have completed their last training in the last 5 years. Candidates who are members of an ethnic minority group or from a low income country, underrepresented in biomedical science areas, are strongly encouraged to apply. Awardees are required to submit a poster or oral presentation abstract. Awardees will also participate in the meeting as rapporteurs of oral sessions and their reports will be edited into a published summary of the congress after it occurs. Application deadline is Monday, 21 October 2013.
The abstract submission site is now CLOSED.
If you meet the eligibility requirements above, you will need to provide the following during the abstract submission process:
• A short statement about your career goals.
• A current C/V
• Supporting letter from your Director of Training or Departmental Chair
• AND Proof of Student/Post-Doc Status
Each award will include:
• A SIRS member mentor for the meeting.
• A portion of your hotel and/or travel expenses. The awards average $1,000 USD and depend on distance and expense to travel to the meeting site from country of origin.
Click here to read the background of the SIRS Travel Fellowship.