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Awards and Scholarships
Distinguished Service Award
The MASCC Distinguished Service Award recognizes meritorious service and outstanding contributions to the MASCC and its mission. Winners are nominated by their peers and should demonstrate exemplary leadership and accomplishments in research, education, and/or clinical supportive cancer care. The award is presented each year at the MASCC Annual Meeting.
Young Investigator Awards
The Young Investigator Awards recognize outstanding young investigators’ research accomplishments. This award is open to all junior investigators who have submitted an abstract to the MASCC Annual Meeting. Young Investigator Awards are awarded to the first authors of the 10 abstracts with the highest scores. These abstracts are chosen from the top 20 percent of all abstracts submitted to the symposium. In addition, the Outstanding Young Investigator Award will go to the Young Investigator with the highest-ranked abstract. The awards are presented at the MASCC Annual Meeting.
The award includes a complimentary conference registration and reimbursement of travel expenses up to an amount determined annually by the MASCC Executive Board.
To be eligible for the Young Investigator Award, an applicant must meet the following criteria:
Symposium Travel Scholarships
The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer offers a limited number of travel scholarships to attend the MASCC Annual Meeting.
MASCC will pay travel expenses for qualified scholarship recipients so that they may attend the the Annual Meeting. This scholarship is given to oncology healthcare professionals whose practice and/or research focuses on supportive care in cancer, such as physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, dental hygienists, and psychologists. Qualified applicants must affirm their inability to attend the meeting without scholarship funds.
The award consists of a complimentary conference registration and reimbursement of travel expenses up to an amount determined annually by the MASCC Executive Board. Scholarships are presented to the awardees at the Annual Meeting.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Applicants may receive a travel scholarship more than once, depending on qualifications, contributions, and need.
Applicants must submit a completed application (below) prior to the abstract submission deadline. They must attest to an inability to attend the meeting without this scholarship.
Cynthia Rittenberg Travel Scholarship
From among the Travel Scholarship recipients, the Cynthia Rittenberg Travel Scholarship may be awarded if the Awards Committee agrees that the nurse applicant with the highest score is a worthy applicant.
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For more information on MASCC Awards and Scholarships, contact Åge Schultz, MASCC Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org