Emerging Leaders Award
The purpose of this new award is to recognise significant contributions in leadership and service, including mentoring and other forms of capacity-building, to the fields of tropical medicine and global health.
This award is established specifically for the benefit of early-career investigators from and based in low and middle income countries. For the purpose of this award, we define ‘early career’ as a maximum of 10 years’ active employment post-training, discounting career breaks.
Only RSTMH Fellows (members) are eligible to nominate, be nominated for, or provide supporting statements for this award. Self-nomination, with a supporting statement from another RSTMH Fellow (member) is permitted
The award will comprise:
- A £5,000 personal cash prize
- A certificate
- Access to mentorship through the RSTMH Board of Trustees and wider network
- A platform to give a keynote speech at a RSTMH scientific meeting
The Emerging Leaders Award was last awarded in 2018 to Dr Devaki Nambiar.
Nominations for 2019 will open later in the year.