Emerging Leaders Award

Nominations for the 2019 Emerging Leaders Award are now closed.  

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 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.