Awards

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.  Applicants are only eligible to receive one award. Award Winners of 2022/21, 2022, 2023 are not eligible for the same award in 2024.

Young Investigator Award

The 2024 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 Committee. Funds will be disbursed by wire transfer after the Congress after confirmation of attendance.

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 award applicant MUST be a current ILTS member.
  • The award applicant must be age 42 or younger.
  • Only the mentee will receive the award honorarium.
  • Young Investigator Award Winners of 2022 and 2023 are not eligible for the award.
 

Rising Star Award

Awarded to the best and brightest combinations of youth and wisdom working in the clinical and basic science of liver transplantation research today. The selected abstract will be presented in the Rising Star symposium.

Award Criteria:

  • This award is based on the abstract’s degree of excellence.
  • The mentee and mentor MUST be the presenting authors. No exceptions will be made.
  • Both mentor and mentee MUST be current ILTS members.
  • The mentee must be age 42 or younger.
  • Only the mentee will receive the award honorarium.
  • Rising Star Award Winners of 2020/2021, 2022 and 2023 are not eligible for the award.