12th International Transplant Infectious Disease Conference (TID 2019)
Dubai, UAE – November 13, 2019 (One day prior to ISODP 2019)
TTS-TID Travel Award
The TTS-TID Travel Award is designed to help offset the expenses incurred to attend the TID 2019 Congress.
Therefore, recipients must attend the meeting in order to receive the award. If an awardee is selected for an award but does not attend the meeting, the monies of the award will be forfeited.
Application Deadline: August 26, 2019
The application will open summer 2019
To be eligible for the award, an individual must:
Answer the following questions:
Why would you like to attend the Transplant Infectious Disease congress (500 word max).
How would you benefit from taking part in this congress (500 word max).
What is the name of your most recent publication (if applicable). Also please provide a complete list of your publications.
Be a trainee, AHP or resident of an emerging economy country
. As such, must be within two (2) years of completion of their training and/or fellowship, or provide proof of residency.
Be a member of TTS and/or TID. If an applicant is not a member of The Transplantation Society or Transplant Infectious Disease Section, a membership application must be completed on the TTS/TID website, www.tts.org/join-tts and accepted in order for the award application to be reviewed and considered. The membership application must be made prior to applying for the award.
A supporting letter must be submitted as a part of the travel award application. This letter must be signed by the applicant's Training Program Director to verify the applicant’s status as a young investigator.
Attend the designated award presentation session scheduled during the Conference to receive the award.
TTS Emerging Economy Nations List
Central African Republic
Congo, Democratic Republic of
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Micronesia, Federated States of
Moldova, Republic of
Papua New Guinea
People's Republic of China
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Syrian Arab Republic
Tanzania, United Republic of
Trinidad and Tobago
Process for bestowing the award:
Awardees will be selected from the pool of eligible applicants based upon their responses to the application questions, as determined by the Council of TID.
Every effort will be made by the Scientific Program Committee 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.
Awards may not exceed a maximum amount of $1,000 USD per awardee. A maximum of 7 awards will be provided (5 (five) from TTS and 2 (two) from TID.
Final selection of recipients will be approved by TTS. Travel Award notification letters will be sent in September 2019.