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ACTIVE PARTICIPATION

 

REGISTRATION GUIDE

Active participants have to go through the preregistration page. You will receive an email confirming you completed this part of the registration process, once you have done so. 
We will then send your submitted abstract to our panel of judges. As soon as we receive their verdict we will inform you that your abstract was either accepted or not. 

If your abstract is accepted, the acceptance email will include a url link that will take you to the active registration page, where you can fulfill your payment. This is due before the start of the congress. 

If your abstract is not accepted, you can still choose to participate as a passive participant. In that case, you can register as a passive participant.

Please note that you can request an invitation letter for your visa application in the second part of the registration process. You will not find this at the preregistration page!
If you do need one sooner, please contact the AMSC secretaries.

PRESENTATION CRITERIA

You can find the presentation criteria below.

CERTIFICATES

Active participants (e.g., presenters) will receive a certificate of active participation. Co-authors who will attend the congress, but won’t present the abstract, will receive a passive participation certificate. Team members who do not attend the congress, will not receive any certificate.

REWARDS

Oral presentation competition

1st place                                                                   €200,-/group

2nd place                                                                 €100,-/group

Poster presentation competition - Clinical fundamental and other

1st place                                                                   €100,-/group

2nd place                                                                 €75,-/group

Poster presentation competition - Case reports

1st place                                                                   €75,-/group

TRAVEL GRANTS

At the Antwerp Medical Students' Congress, we understand that attendance can be an expensive endeavor for some applicants. In an effort to facilitate intellectual and scientific development, we have decided to provide travel grants for a certain number of ​'Active participants'. As previously stated, an active participant is defined by presenting a research during the congress. 

The following rules have been set:

- We cover up to a maximum of 50% of your travel expenses
- The maximum amount to be granted is set at €300,-
- Travel grants will only be rewarded after actually attending the registered days
- The travel grant can be rewarded to a participant via bank transfer or in cash at the event


Application process
In order to apply for a Travel Grant please send an email titled  TRAVEL GRANT to secretary@amsc.be with an attached PDF document containing the following details before the abstract submission deadline.


  1. Participant Name (same as in the abstract submission)

  2. Title of the Presenting Paper along with the Research Type

  3. Letter of Motivation: tell us why you need the Travel Grant and why you should get it. Also elaborate on your motivation to attend AMSC 2021.

  4. The expected amount of your travel expenses: please provide us with your expected travel expenses. We would like to ask you to attach at least three booking offers to your application. To support as many participants as possible, we will use the cheapest fare to calculate your personal grant. Therefore, please be honest. 

The deadline of application is set with the deadline of active preregistration; the 1st of August 2021 (23u59

Please note that not all applications will be accepted. A selection will be made, based upon the application we received and the quality of the submitted abstract. You will be informed on Sunday the 22st of August 2021 of the results of your application. 

If you have questions regarding your visa application, please contact the AMSC Secretaries!

If you find yourself in any trouble regarding your travel to the AMSC (flights, route etc.), please contact the AMSC Logistics with all your questions.