[S] Contest announcement

Rick Chappell (chappell@biostat.wisc.edu)
Wed, 14 Oct 1998 09:20:47 -0500


STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
20th ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR CLINICAL TRIALS
MAY 2 - 5, 1999, ATLANTA, GA

The Society for Clinical Trials Student Scholarship Program was established
to stimulate student involvement in the Society. Students are
invited to submit abstracts, along with a short manuscript (not to exceed three
pages).

ELIGIBILITY

All students enrolled in a degree program of an accredited college or
university, post-doctoral fellows, or physicians enrolled in an accredited
residency program are eligible. The manuscript must relate to original
work that has not yet been published. Student eligibility will be assessed
by the committee at the time of submission.

TOPIC

The presentation can describe a completed study, one in progress, or a
proposal for carrying out a clinical trial. Sample topics include (but are
not limited to): design or analysis of a specific trial or class of trials;
review of results or methods of a class of trials; medical, legal or ethical
issues related to clinical trials; and data entry, management, and computing
as applied to clinical trials.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Manuscripts should be no more than three double-spaced pages. Abstracts
should be submitted on an official SCT abstract form. Seven copies of
both abstract and short manuscript should be submitted.
A letter from the student's faculty advisor stating that he/she is a bona
fide student and briefly describing the student's course of study should
accompany the submission. If the manuscript is coauthored, this letter
should also include an indication of the level of involvement of the various
authors. The deadline for student submissions is DECEMBER 1, 1998.

REVIEW

Selections are made by the Student Scholarship Committee. Three students
will to be named as presenters; Winners will be notified by January 1.
They are required to provide Scholarship Committee members with a copy of
the complete paper to be presented at the Annual Meeting by March 15, 1999.
A session at the Joint Meeting will be set aside for Student Scholarship
paper presentations followed by discussion.

AWARDS

Those students selected to present papers will be invited to the meeting
with all fees waived and travel and living expenses paid, subject to a
negotiable $1750 US limit. The student judged to have the best paper will
also receive the Thomas C. Chalmers Student Scholarship prize and a $500
cash award.

OBTAIN ABSTRACT FORMS / MAIL FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
MANUSCRIPTS TO:

Secretariat Rick Chappell, Ph.D.
Society for Clinical Trials, Inc. University of Wisconsin - Madison
600 Wyndhurst Avenue Department of Biostatistics
Baltimore, Maryland 21210 600 Highland Ave., K6/430
e-mail: sctbalt@aol.com Madison, WI 53792 USA
FAX (410) 435-8631 e-mail: chappell@stat.wisc.edu
FAX (608) 263-1059
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