Young Investigator Awards

DEADLINE TO APPLY - December 8, 2017

The TTS Young Investigator Scientific awards are designed to help offset expenses incurred to attend the TTS Congress and are awarded based on the scientific merit of applicants. Therefore, recipients must attend the meeting in order to receive the grant. If an awardee is selected for a scientific award, but does not attend the meeting, the monies of the award will be forfeited.


  1. Submit at least one abstract as a presenting author.
  2. Be a trainee. As such, must be within two (2) years of completion of their training and/or fellowship.
  3. Be a member of  TTS. If an applicant is not a member of The Transplantation Society, a membership application must be completed on the TTS website,‑tts and accepted in order for the award application to be reviewed and considered. The membership application must be submitted and accepted prior to applying for the award.
  4. A supporting letter must be submitted as a part of the travel grant application. This letter must be signed by the applicant's Training Program Director to verify the grant applicant’s status as a young investigator. Authors will not be considered for an award if the required letter is not sent. The grant applicant MUST be the presenting author. No exceptions will be made.
  5. Attend the President's Session at the Congress to receive the award.


  1. Awardees will be selected from the pool of eligible applicants based upon the abstract's degree of excellence (top score), as determined by the Scientific Program Committee.
  2. Every effort will be made by TTS to award at least one scientific award to an applicant from each of the six TTS geographic regions. The geographic regions are North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Middle East & Africa and Oceania.
  3. Awards may not exceed a maximum amount of $2,000 USD per awardee.
  • Funded by the Roche Organ Transplantation Research Foundation (ROTRF)

How to apply?

Prior to or after submitting your abstract, simply click the "Young Investigator Scientific Award" button from the main dashboard.

View past recipients (click on image to view)

Important Dates

  • Abstract submission is closed
  • December 8, 2017
    Awards Application Deadline
  • February 15, 2018
    Communication to submitter on approved / rejected abstracts
  • March 1, 2018
    Deadline for presenter registration (early-bird deadline)

TTS Office Information

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c/o The Transplantation Society
505 Blvd. René-Lévesque West, Suite 1401
Montreal, QC, H2Z 1A8, Canada
T. +1.514.874.1717; F. +1.514.874.1716

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