Travel Awards


Travel Award Applications are NOW CLOSED.  Travel Award notifications will be sent on July 26, 2017.

The IASLC 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer is delighted to provide Travel Awards for both the Young Investigator’s and Developing Nations categories.

For more information, please see below tabs.

About the Travel Awards

Travel Awards are available for Young Investigators (35 years of age or younger) and Developing Nations Investigators (as defined by the IASLC Membership Guidelines*). These awards will consist of complimentary registration to the conference, up to four (4) night’s accommodation, a fixed amount to cover travel expenses and free membership in the IASLC for one year. If you fulfill all criteria for both awards, you may apply for both; however, if selected, you will only be offered one award.

*Currently corresponds to the World Bank list of countries in the following income groups: low income, lower middle income and upper middle income, or those countries where GNI per capita is US$12,476 or less. List of countries is available at www.iaslc.org/countries

How to Apply for a Travel Award
  • The candidate must be the first author and presenter of the submitted abstract
  • Abstract must be submitted on or before the submission deadline June 21, 2017 via the online abstract submission form (opens February 1, 2017)
  • Travel Award Notifications will be sent on July 26, 2017
Applicant Eligibility
Eligibility for Young Investigator's Award (35 years of age or younger)
Eligibility for Developing Nation Award (as defined by the IASLC Membership Guidelines)
  • 35 years or younger at the time of the application
  • Submitter and presenter of an abstract accepted for presentation (use same/similar wording as for the Mentorship Awards)
  • Investigator from a Developing Nation*
  • Submitter and presenter of an abstract accepted for presentation (use same/similar wording as for the Mentorship Awards)

*Currently corresponds to the World Bank list of countries in the following income groups: low income, lower middle income and upper middle income, or those countries where GNI per capita is US$12,476 or less. List of countries is available at www.iaslc.org/countries

Supporting Materials
Supporting Materials for Young Investigator's Travel Award (35 years of age or younger) Supporting Materials for Developing Nation Travel Award (as defined by the IASLC Membership Guidelines)
  • Proof of age (eg. passport, driver's license, etc.)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement by the senior member (who must be a member of the IASLC) of the candidate's role in the research
Contact

For any inquiries, please contact wclc2017-abstracts at icsevents.com