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Young Researcher Travel Award

Description:  The Young Researcher Travel Award is an initiative of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry in order to support financially young researchers to attend and present their research work at the biennial Congress of the EAPD. Candidates should be EAPD members in good standing who are under the age of 35 years on the date of the EAPD Congress. 

Award: There will be 2 prizes awarded. Winners receive an amount of €1000 and a certificate.
The winners are announced by the EAPD President, at the Closing Ceremony of the Congress.

Procedure:  Young researchers wishing to be considered for this Award must submit their research abstracts during the submission period of the EAPD Congress, indicating in the system that they are candidates for the Young Researcher Travel Award.  The Scientific Committee will review and evaluate all abstracts submitted for this competition. The winners of this award will be informed by the scientific committee soon after the closing date of the submission period, allowing them to plan their congress participation.  The prize of €1000 can be used by the candidate to cover registration, accommodation or travel expenses.
Abstracts that were not selected for the Young Researcher Travel Award may still be accepted for presentation at the Congress.  

Research abstract and presentation requirements: All research abstracts submitted for the EAPD Young Researcher Travel Award Competition should follow the instructions for authors regarding ‘research abstracts’ as they appear in the ‘Abstract submission guidelines for authors’ section.

Important Notes:

  • This award is only open to any category of EAPD members in good standing (membership fee paid) under the age of 35 years on the date of the EAPD Congress.  All other applicants will be rejected.
  • Preference will be given to EAPD member young applicants from low economy countries and to those still on research or clinical training.
  • Authors participating in the EAPD Young Researcher Travel Award Competition cannot apply for any other Award at the Congress.
  • By submitting an abstract for the EAPD Young Researcher Travel Award competition, the applicant declares not receiving funding from other sources, eg university, for participation in the Congress.