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Goals of the grants

  1. To assist medical physicists from developing countries in the SEAFOMP region to attend and present their work at the IUPESM WORLD CONGRESS ON MEDICAL PHYSICS AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (IUPESM WC2022)
  2. To foster international co-operation in the field of medical physics not only between SEAFOMP member countries, but also between medical physicists around the world.

The grants

There are ten (10) Travel Awards with US$ 150 for each successful applicant from within SEAFOMP countries.

Mandatory requirements

  1. The applicant shall be a young medical physicist (including medical physics students) currently practicing in a SEAFOMP member country; and
  2. The applications shall be verified and endorsed by the respective SEAFOMP member organizations (this condition may be exempted for applicants from countries where medical physics organizations do not exist); and
  3. The applicant shall submit at least one abstract accepted for presentation at the IUPESM WORLD CONGRESS ON MEDICAL PHYSICS AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (IUPESM WC2022); and
  4. The awardee shall register and attend the Congress in person (Awards will be presented and payment will be made at the Congress closing ceremony); and 
  5. The awardee shall submit a short report by July 31, 2022 to the SEAFOMP Secretary-General (seafomp.official@gmail.com) and to the awardee’s Medical Physics Association/Society on what was learnt at the Congress and how he/she intends to apply that in his/her own country.

Selection criteria

Higher priority will be given to the following:

  1. Applicants from developing countries/areas.
  2. The level of responsibility in performing and/or supervising others to perform medical physics service.
  3. The value to the applicants in promoting medical physics in their institutions/countries in attending the congress.
  4. Applicants who have less opportunity of attending overseas training/conferences.
  5. Applicants who have not received any SEAFOMP travel award before.
  6. Applicants with higher quality abstracts

Application procedure

  1. Applicants should complete the application form given below.
  2. Complete application form must be sent by email to the SEAFOMP Award and Honor Committee (seafomp.official@gmail.com) on or before 14 February, 2022 28 February 2022.
  3. Applications received shall be considered by the Awards & Honors Committee, whose decision shall be final. Applicants should provide in their applications all relevant information for assessment by the Committee.