Young Investigator Award

​WSC 2016 Young Inverstigator Award Winners

Dilshoda Akramova, Uzbekistan
Apratim Chatterjee, India
Sonal Chitnis, India
Hemanga Dhing, India
Cyrus Escabillas, Philippines
Nikhil Hiremath, India
Rupinderjeet Kaur, India
Niladri Konar, India
Pradeep Kumar, India
Prashant Makhija, India
Ajay Kumar Mishra, India
Shubham Misra, India
Samir Patel, India
Sudip Paul, India
V Prakash, India
Shubhajit Roy Chowdhury,India
Paramdeep Singh, India
Ashish Susvirkar, India
VS Vineetha, India
Devashish Vyas, India

The Young Investigator Award* application is now closed.

The selected recipients will be announced by Sunday, July 17, 2016.

T​he Young Investigator Award application is linked to the abstract submission system. Please CLICK HERE to submit your abstract.

*This refers to travel grants to the congress. 
There are a limited number of grants available.


  • Young physicians aged 36 or less on October 26, 2016 (born after 1980) may apply to receive a scholarship
  • Must be resident of a country classified with low-income and lower-middle-income economies*

*For World Bank Country Classification: COUNTRIES


  • Registration Fees for the Congress 
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in a pre-selected hotel 
  • US$500 travel grant (transferred after the Congress)


  • Applicants must have an abstract accepted by the scientific committee of WSC 2016
  • Applicants should be good standing (i.e. paid up) members of WSO
  • Applicants receiving accommodation and registration support from any other source will not be eligible
  • Awardees will provide banking details for transfer of travel grant. The transfer will only be made post congress
  • Awardees information is to be published on the Congress website and on a display board at the Congress


  • Abstract Submission can be made via the website.
  • CLICK HERE to submit your abstract  
  • Submission of the abstract online together with a scanned copy of passport showing date of birth is mandatory - Plea​se upload these during the abstract submission process
  • Awardees will be selected on the basis of abstract evaluation by the Congress Program Committee
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application before the end of the early registration fee deadline


To register as a member of WSO, Please complete the registration form via the link:

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