Award information for the 54th Annual SIP Meeting

The Society for Invertebrate Pathology offers support for students, post-docs, early career scientists and scientists from lower income countries to participate in the annual meetings.

Which awards are available for participants?

Students can apply for Division Travel Awards, which will be evaluated by SIP jurors in spring and recipients will usually be notified by May 1. The deadline for this award is March 18, 2022. All applicants for Division Travel Awards who are submitting an oral presentation will also be considered for the Mauro Martignoni Award.

Students can also compete for the Best Student Oral Presentation Award and the Best Student Poster Presentation Award at the annual meetings. This opportunity is open to all student presenters, including recipients of Division Travel Awards.

Scientists (including students and post-docs) from less developed countries are eligible to apply for the Chris J. Lomer Memorial Award. The deadline for this award is March 18, 2022.

Scientists in the early stage of their career (including post-docs) may apply for the Early Career Award, if they fulfil the criteria. The deadline for this award is February 18, 2022.

All applicants for awards also need to submit their abstract(s) separately to the meeting organization.The rules and requirements for submission of applications for all awards are available on the SIP website. For questions please contact SIP ( or Vera Ros (; chair of the Award and Student Contest Committee).

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2022 International Congress on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control
54th Annual Meeting of the Society of Invertebrate Pathology Hosted in Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape South Africa | 31 July 2022 - 4 August 2022