Scholarships and Awards

SIOP scholarship application closed

Congratulations to our  2019 Scholarship Winners!

Muhammad Rahil Khan Pakistan
Sajid Qureshi India
Cecilia Ugaz Peru
Njodzeka Bernard Wirndzem Cameroon
Milena Oliveira Brazil
Jeremie Hassan Tanzania
Deeksha Patel India
Isaac Mulyowa Uganda
Aisha Nedege Uganda
Tushar Vora India
Kokou Amegan-Aho Ghana
Mahmoud Ali Mahmoud Ali Afifi Egypt
Marang Gorata Orapeleng Botswana
Watipaso Wanda Malawi
Maharshi Trivedi India
Rahat Ul-Ain Pakistan
Braghmandita Widya Indraswari Indonesia
Lily Gloria Tagoe Ghana
Fatou Binetou Diagne Senegal
Lukambi Mbuli Robert Democratic Republic of Congo
Zon Moe Phyu Myanmar

SIOP Nurse scholarship application closed

Congratulations to our 2019 Nurse Scholarship Recipients!

Mulemba Tadala Malawi
Junaid Sarah Pakistan
Mdee Irene Tanzania
Sadaruddin Shahzad Pakistan
Aprillia Zesi Indonesia

 SIOP Young Investigator Award application closed

Congratulations to our Young Investigator 2019 Awardees!

Mader Luzius Denmark
Roser Katharina Switzerland
Erdmann Friederike France
Dixon Stephanie USA
Taylor Olga USA
Leung Kam Tong Hong Kong
Tillery Rachel USA
Koenig Christa Switzerland
Goudie Catherine Canada
Adolph Jonas Germany
Bhakta Nickhill USA
Baroni Lorena Canada
Liu Anthony Pak-Yin USA
Ling Rebecca UK
Sleurs Charlotte Belgium
Lovatel Vivi Brazil


SIOP offers many more awards and prizes throughout the year and kindly see an overview below:


Schweisguth Prize

This prize is awarded to the author of the best scientific article by a trainee in the field of paediatric oncology. The prize is given in honour of Dr. O. Schweisguth, founding member and first President of SIOP.

Congratulations to our 2019 Schweisguth Prize Recipient:

Amaury Leruste (France)

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Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon any present or past member of the Society for his/her substantial contributions to paediatric oncology.

Congratulations to our 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients: Dr Maud Brunat – Mentigny (France) & Prof Peter B. Hesseling (South Africa)

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Nursing Lifetime Achievement Award

The Nursing Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed upon any present or past member of the society for his/her substantial contributions to paediatric oncology nursing.

Congratulations to our 2019 Nursing Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Dr Julia Challinor (USA)

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Poster Awards

The best poster in each medical/academic discipline, as stated on the abstract submission, is eligible for a poster prize.

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St. Baldrick’s Robert J. Arceci Innovation Awards

Among other criteria, each nominee must work in a research environment with mentoring and support conducive of continued academic success and innovation; have presented, published, or received funding for highly innovative research with the potential to lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate important advances in our understanding of childhood cancer.

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SIOP Awards

The Scientific Committee selects the six highest scoring abstracts in the fields of basic and translational science, clinical trials and developing paediatric oncology programmes to be presented in the SIOP Awards Session during our Annual Meeting.

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Fasanelli/Nöllenburg Prize

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