The ILTS grants a number of awards for abstracts submitted to the Congress. To be considered, you may opt in during the online abstract submission process. To be eligible for an award, applicants have to be current ILTS members.

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Young Investigator Award

The ILTS 25th Annual Congress offers a number of awards to young investigators. This award recognizes current young investigators who submit abstracts to the Congress.
Selection will be based on abstract degree of excellence determined by the Program Planning Committee.
Funds will be disbursed by wire transfer after the Congress after confirmation of attendance.

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Award Criteria:
  • This award is based on the abstract’s degree of excellence
  • The award recipient MUST be the presenting author.  No exceptions will be made.
  • The presenting author must be an ILTS member age 42 or younger.
  • Young Investigator Award Winners of 2017 and 2018 will not be considered for the same award in 2019.

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ILTS Travel Award

This award assists attendees with travel expenses to attend the Congress. Selection will be determined by the Program Planning Committee. Funds will be disbursed by wire transfer after the Congress after confirmation of attendance.

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Award Criteria:
  • This grant is based on the financial need and distance required for travel to attend the Congress.
  • The award recipient MUST be the presenting author. No exceptions will be made.
  • The presenting author must be an ILTS member age 42 or younger.
  • Travel Award Winners of 2017 and 2018 will not be considered for the same award in 2019.

 

Rising Star Award

The 2019 ILTS Annual International Congress will award six young investigator/mentor teams, and the winning teams give a joint 20 minutes presentation during the Rising Star Symposium, whose goal is to attract the brightest and best combinations of youth and wisdom working in the clinical and basic science of liver transplantation research today.

  • This award is based on the abstract’s degree of excellence.
  • The young investigator and mentor MUST be the presenting authors. No exceptions will be made.
  • The young investigator must be an ILTS member age 42 or younger. The mentor must be an ILTS member.
  • Rising Star Award Winners of 2016, 2017 and 2018 will not be considered for the same award in 2019.
  • Only the Young Investigator (Mentee) will be the recipient of the award honorarium.