23rd WASP World Congress Bucharest 2019

Guidelines for the Early Career Psychiatrists Fellowships


World Association for Social Psychiatry is inviting applications for the WASP Early Psychiatrist Fellowship Awards to be given to early career psychiatrists from around the world. This award is to recognize young and outstanding psychiatrists and encourage their participation in academic discussions during the WASP Congress to be held at Bucharest Oct 25-28, 2019.


20 Fellowships will be awarded. Each Award will comprise of:


Requirements for the Fellowship are:


  1. Age must be below 40 years and have no more than ten years elapsed since the completion of specialist training on the date of application. The applicant must not have received this fellowship before.
  2. Have a superior educational and professional record.
  3. All applicants should submit their brief CV (not more than two pages)
  4. Awardees are required to give a presentation in the Early Psychiatrists Track during the congress. They can present either a case discussion or a paper with a theme of social psychiatry. They must be present on all the days of the Congress
  5. Each WASP Member Society can send a maximum of two nominations. Candidates from member societies will receive priority.
  6. Proposals may be made by WASP member societies, members of the Scientific Committee and the International Advisory Committee of the WASP 2019 Congress and by WASP Past Presidents.
  7. The selection will be made by the WASP EC comprising President, President-Elect, Secretary General and Treasurer.
  8. Nominations are to be send to Prof Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (President, WASP) by email to roykalli@gmail.com on or before May 31st, 2019.
  9. For any assistance at Bucharest or for any help during the Congress, please contact Alina Puscas alina.puscas@pproevents.com 
  10. Please visit congress website  wasp2019bucharest.org or   waspsocialpsychiatry.com/ for further information



Prof  Roy Abraham Kallivayalil

President WASP