Fellowships and Awards (NATCON IASO 2019)

1. Detroit Visiting Fellowship- A fellowship to visit Detroit will have local hospitality included by the host institution, excluding the travel cost to and from USA.
The candidate should be less than 45 years of age (the cut off date is 31st of December of the year of application),
A full member of IASO for a minimum of two years.
Selection is based on CV and paper presentation during NATCON meeting.
The paper must be on the work done in India only.
Selection panel includes Dr. KK Maudar, President and Secretary of IASO. In case Dr. KK Maudar is not available than a person nominated by him or in case nominee is not available, than President elect will be member of the panel (Amendment approved GBM NATCON 2011, Lucknow).

2. Baroda – GCRI IASO Travelling Minimal Invasive Surgery Fellowship The fellowship will be called the Baroda – GCRI- IASO Travelling Minimal Invasive Surgery Fellowship (MIS). Rupees 75, 000 for the fellowship have been provided by Dr R I Dave and Dr Kiran Kothari from GCRI, Ahmadabad. The funds from the Baroda travelling fellowship will be combined with the funds from GCRI and the fellowship will be thus named so. The selection for the fellowship will be done during the NATCON IASO. The selection panel includes Dr RI Dave or Dr Kiran Kothari, President and Secretary of IASO. In case Dr RI Dave or Dr Kiran Kothari are not available then a person nominated by them or in case nominee is not available, than President elect will be a member of the Panel.

For selection the eligibility is – the candidate should be less than 45 years of age (the cut off date is 31st of December of the year of application.
He should be a Full member of IASO for a minimum of two years
Attended two conferences of NATCON IASO.
Selection will be based on CV and paper presentation during NATCON meeting.
The paper must be on the work done in India only. IASO- GCRI- MIS Fellowship will henceforth take place at Indo American Cancer Institute under Dr S Rao.

3. Best Paper presentation (5) will be awarded Rs. 5000/- towards registration, travel and accommodation of the presenter to attend the NATCON. If the presenter is not a member Rs. 5000/- will be deducted towards membership of the IASO or the prize money will be given after he/she becomes a member of the IASO. If the presenter is not eligible to become a life member, he will be enrolled as associate member and will be converted to full member on attaining eligibility to become full member (Amendment approved GBM NATCON 2011, Lucknow).

4. Best poster presentation (Five) will be awarded Rs. 5000/- towards registration, travel and accommodation of the presenter to attend the NATCON. If the presenter is not a member Rs. 5000/- will be deducted towards membership of the IASO or the prize money will be given after he/she becomes a member of the IASO. If the presenter is not eligible to become a life member, he will be enrolled as associate member and will be converted to full member on attaining eligibility to become full member (Amendment approved GBM NATCON 2011, Lucknow).(approved GBM 2013)

Dr. K. S. Panda – Dr. K S Gopinath Onco Quiz Award: During NATCON meeting winner will be awarded Rs. 5000 and runners up to Rs. 3000. Dr. K.S Panda & Dr. K S Gopinath donated Rs. 10,000 each towards the seed money for the Quiz award. They have donated further Rs 40, 000 each to the seed money.

In case of prize being won by a person who is not a member, the award amount will be adjusted towards membership of the IASO or the prize money will be given after he/she becomes a member of the IASO. If the presenter is not eligible to become a life member, he will be enrolled as associate member and will be converted to full member on attaining eligibility to become full member

Eligibility – all the delegates of NATCON (Amendment approved GBM NATCON 2011, Lucknow).

5. IASO Ludhiana Punjab Fellowship- The fellowship will be called the IASO Ludhiana Punjab Fellowship. The selected candidate will be given an amount of Rs. 30,000/-The fellowship was made possible due to a grant of Rs 500, 000/- from the Chief Minister of Punjab, Sri Prakash Singh Badal during NATCO IASO 2007 at Ludhiana.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria –

6. SSO IASO International Career Development Programme Initiative
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