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The Student Award is given once a year in recognition of the best student abstracts submitted to Annual Conference.

This award is now closed. Applications will be open in August 2022.

This award aims to encourage the next generation of clinicians to engage with the specialty as part of our mission to promote rheumatology as a career.

The winner receives:
  • Certificate of achievement
  • Opportunity to present your work at Annual Conference as a poster
  • Complimentary three-day registration for Annual Conference
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Entry criteria

Who can apply?

You must be:

  • A current undergraduate student

  • A member or non-member

NB: health professionals are eligible if they've both finished their studies in the last 12 months and completed the research associated with their abstract as part of their studies

How to apply

You must submit:

  • An Annual Conference abstract through the abstract submission site under any topic

Judging criteria

All abstracts will be peer-reviewed by a panel of experts, and the best student abstracts will be chosen.