International Society of Audiology

WORLD CONGRESS OF AUDIOLOGY 2020
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF AUDIOLOGY STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

INSTRUCTIONS AND APPLICATION
Please note closing date for submissions November 15, 2019

The International Society of Audiology (ISA) is pleased to offer a small number of student scholarships to the 35th World Congress of Audiology, to be held from April 19 - 22, 2020 in Warsaw. Please read the following instructions carefully to ensure that your application adheres to the eligibility criteria and selection procedures.

The scholarships, in the amount of U.S. $1,500 are sponsored by the ISA.
The scholarship is to help students to cover the costs of:

  • Student registration fees for the WCA (all scholars must register for the Congress.)
  • Transportation/airfare to the Congress venue.
  • Accommodation during the Congress.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. You must be a full time student in an institution of higher learning taking courses in audiology and preferably working towards a degree in audiology or hearing science. Graduates who will be completing their degree in 2019 / 2020 may also apply; and
  2. You must be a current Student Member of the International Society of Audiology. - Click here to become a student member of the ISA
  3. The applicant should have the paper accepted by the WCA for presentation. If the student has more than one paper accepted by the WCA, s/he should submit only one paper for consideration.
  4. The research should represent the applicants’ own work and has not been presented or published elsewhere.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS: - CLICK HERE TO APPLY

  1. A brief profile (photo, name, date of birth, brief biography and description of the current research project) for display in the Congress program and/or the ISA website.
  2. An abstract and a 2 to 3 page description of the research project the applicant wants to submit for inclusion in the WCA Scientific Program. The research topic may be either in the field of clinical audiology or in basic audiological science.
    The description should clearly outline:
    1. The challenge/problem being addressed by the project;
    2. The hypotheses and/or aim of the project;
    3. The methodology that was employed;
    4. The results that have been/will be obtained;
    5. The discussion of the results; and
    6. The conclusions drawn from the project, and its significance to audiology.
  3. A letter of recommendation from the research supervisor/advisor.
  4. A short (maximum 100 words) statement of why the student believes that attendance of the WCA would be important.
  5. Applicants may be asked to attend a phone/Skype interview.
  6. A letter of confirmation that the abstract has been accepted by the Scientific Committee of WCA, as soon as available.
  7. The Selection Committee of the International Society of Audiology will judge the applications and determine the final winners of the scholarships. An effort will be made to select scholars representing the worldwide character of the Society.

OBLIGATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. The selected scholars will only be able to receive the scholarship after presenting their papers at the Congress.
  2. The applicant will personally present the accepted paper at the WCA.
  3. ISA student scholars are expected to be actively engaged in furthering audiological research and services locally and internationally.

Kurt Stephan, PhD,
Professor
President Elect, International Society of Audiology

Department for Hearing, Speech and Voice Disorders Medical University of Innsbruck Anichstr. 35
6020 INNSBRUCK
AUSTRIA

DEADLINES:
For Submission: November 15, 2019
Response from ISA Committee: February 15, 2020 Registration for WCA:, March 1, 2020

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