* To be considered, trainees must first apply for Congress financial aid. There is no application process specifically for this award. The award will be presented to the trainee who receives the highest score on his or her financial aid application . *
This scholarship was established in 2011 by IASP and the friends and family of Philip A. Spiegel, a young medical researcher and IASP member who died December 22, 2010, in San Mateo, California, USA. He suffered from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and was planning to enter medical school to study pain management.
- Complimentary World Congress registration
- Airfare (economy class) to the Congress and accommodation expenses
- Plaque to be presented at the World Congress on Pain®
Eligibility and Selection:
This award is for trainees only. To be considered, trainees must apply for Congress financial aid. The award will be presented to the trainee who receives the highest score on his or her financial aid application.
The following activities will be used in judging applications for financial aid:
- Enrollment in a full-time degree program or in full-time study in the area of pain and/or employment status and location
- Presentation at a national or international scientific meeting
- Applicant’s self-selected “best” publication
- Involvement in research, lab experience, or hospital or university teaching
For more information on Congress financial aid and to submit your application, please view the Guidelines for Financial Aid Applications.
To donate to the Philip A. Spiegel IASP Congress Trainee Scholarship, visit the “Contribute to IASP” page on the IASP website or send your contribution via post to:
Philip A. Spiegel IASP Congress Trainee Scholarship Fund
c/o International Association for the Study of Pain
1510 H St. N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005-1020 USA
- 2016: Hjalte H. Andersen (Denmark)
- 2014: Flavia Di Pietro (Australia)
- 2012: Dina Juarez-Salinas, BS (USA)