SIOP Awards & Scholarships


​​Young Investigator Awards

These awards are designed to give young investigators, working in the field of paediatric oncology, the opportunity to present their original research at the SIOP Annual Meeting. Successful candidates will receive financial support towards their travel and accommodation cost up to EUR 1000, reduced registration fee at the early, residents/ fellows' rate, even after the deadline and will have the opportunity to participate in a dedicated Young Investigator Session.​ 

Congratulations to our 2016 Young Investigator Awardees:

Sandra Ackerman ​(Germany)
Matthew Barth (USA)
Austin Brown (USA)
Jack Brzezinski (Canada)
Anna Capsomidis (United Kingdom)
Narendra Chaudhary (India)
Livia Garzia (Canada)
Vineet Govinda Gupta (India)
Tomoya Isobe (Japan)
Yasuo Kubota (Japan)
Emad Moussa (Egypt)
Ariadne Ooms (Netherlands)
Claudia Pasqualini (France)
Raja Pramanik (India)
Lidewij Warris (Netherlands)
Michal Zapotocky (Canada)

Schweisguth Prize

This prize is awarded to the author of the best scientific article by a trainee in the field of paedatric oncology. The prize is given in honour of Dr. O. Schweisguth, founding member and first President of SIOP. Judgment​ of the prize will be based on the written article describing work done by the trainee and will consider originality, completeness, scientific accuracy and contribution to science. Applicants must have been in training when the work described in the article was performed, and must still be in the training period or not more than one year thereafter at the time of submission. The prize consists of travelling expenses (return economy air fare between the winner’s professional home city and the meeting venue), together with hotel costs and registration fees for the SIOP Congress. The winner will present his/her work at the time of the SIOP Congress and will be printed in a booklet for distribution.​ 

Congratulations to our Schweisguth Prize Recipient:
Jonathon Torchia (Canada)


For each Annual Meeting, SIOP provides scholarships to people who have insufficient resources to participate and travel to the meeting. Successful candidates will receive financial support towards their travel and accommodation cost up to EUR 1000 and free registration to the Annual Meeting.

Congratulations to our Scholarship Recipients:

SIOP-PODC Scholarship Recipients:

Olufemi Adefehinti (Nigeria)
Soha Ahmed (Egypt)
Nesreen Ali (Egypt)
Bivas Biswas (India)
Chi Bao Bui (Vietnam)
Ahmed Elhemaly (Egypt)
Ajay Gogia (India)
Tamer Hassan (Egypt)
William Kamiyango (Malawi)
Safia Khan (Pakistan)
Rania Labib (Egypt)
Idah Mtete (Malawi)
Sokhna Ndiaye (Senegal)
Paul Obeng (Ghana)
Roberta Ortiz (Nicaragua)
Motunrayo Atinuke Oyelohunnu (Nigeria)
Amol Patel (India)
Madhulika Sharma (India)
Mithalesh Singh (India)
Jimmy Villiera (Malawi)

SIOP-Nursing Scholarships Recipients:

Ashima Arora (India)
Arifa Khatoon (Pakistan)
Nastasia Pereira (India)
Rehana Punjwani (Pakistan)
Mpho M.T Raletshegwana (Botswana)

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