Every year the WMS Education fund awards in excess of 50 fellowships, funded by an annual royalty from Neuromuscular Disorders by Elsevier. For the WMS 2018 Congress WMS may support up to 100 fellowships awarded to help attendees with their travel and accommodation costs.
The Programme Committee selects the recipients based on the quality of the abstracts submitted and the analysis of a brief submitted CV (including the special interest and expertise, details of current position and the importance of the work to be presented).
Applicants should be in training and not yet in a definite established position. The maximum age for applicants is 40 years old. Those who wish to be considered for fellowships should indicate so and provide the necessary information as requested at the time of abstract submission on the online abstract submission page.
Two (or more) additional annual fellowships will be provided from the President's Fund for senior myologists who have been active in WMS in the past but are now retired and have constraints on their available funds. Applicants should provide a short review (up to 250 words) of their activities in the neuromuscular field and their contributions to the WMS.
Applications should be submitted online no later than midnight 9th April 2018 (GMT).
The application should be made online together with the abstract submission.
All prizes are decided by an international, multidisciplinary team of judges.