About the Scholarship

The medical students who reach the first three places of the AMWA Annual Meeting medical student poster presentation are awarded financial assistance based on their achievements in basic science and research by the American Medical Women’s Association.

The AMWA Young Women in Science Awards are funded by Wyeth and Roberta Rubin to students on the basis of their presentation, commitment and contribution to the innovative research project.


AMWA Young Women in Science Awards

  • The first three winners of the poster presentation are awarded different amounts as scholarship awards.

  • The prizes will be given to eligible recipients at the AMWA Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony.

  • The recipients of the first prize receive an amount of $250.

  • The second place winners receive $150.

  • The students who reach the third place are given $100.


AMWA Young Women in Science Awards Application

  • The recipients of the scholarship program are selected based on the poster presentation.

  • The scholarship application is open to those students who are eligible based on certain criteria set by AMWA.

  • The applicants must follow the guidelines given by the organization.

  • The students must not submit previous year posters or duplicates from the last conferences.

  • The personal information of all the student participants involved in the making of the poster must be mentioned at the time of submission.

  • The student who is the submitting author must be present at the conference.

  • An abstract of the poster of 300 words must be submitted.


AMWA Young Women in Science Awards Application Deadline

The abstracts of posters and application for the scholarship program must be submitted by November 17th without fail. The eligible candidates will be notified by the association.

Any application received past the deadline will be considered invalid.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a national resident.

  • The applicant must be an AMWA member.

  • The applicant must have contributed to medical science in women’s health.