Every year ISPAD has 4 prizes:
ISPAD Prize for Achievement
Sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company
The ISPAD Prize for Achievement is the society’s highest honour. It is awarded to any individual who has made outstanding contributions in the areas of science, education and advocacy which have had a major impact on childhood and adolescent diabetes. The ISPAD Prize may be awarded to members or non-members of ISPAD. The Prize consists of a glass sculptured trophy, a monetary prize of US$ 5,000 plus economy travel, registration and 4 hotel nights. The recipient will be expected to formally receive the Prize at the Annual Conference of ISPAD.
ISPAD Lestradet Prize for Education and Advocacy
Sponsored by LifeScan
The ISPAD Lestradet Prize for Education and Advocacy will be given to honour any ISPAD Member who has made an outstanding contribution within education and advocacy. The prize winner is awarded US$ 3,000, 4 hotel nights, registration and economy travel to the Annual Conference of ISPAD, where he or she will give a talk, the “Lestradet Lecture” on the topic of diabetes in children and adolescents.
ISPAD Young Investigator Award
Sponsored by Medtronic
Any ISPAD Member (aged 40 or less) can apply for the ISPAD Young Investigator Award. The application must include a paper published in a peer reviewed journal within two years prior to the application, and a CV including all publications. The winner will receive US$ 3,000 and economy travel to the Annual Conference of ISPAD, where he or she will give a 15 minute presentation of the paper and current research, the “Young Investigator Lecture”.
ISPAD Prize for Innovation in Paediatric Diabetes Care
Sponsored by NovoNordisk within their DAWN™ Youth Initiative
This prize is for any professional, group or individual who has made a significant innovation in pediatric diabetes care. DAWN™ Youth is a global programme to guide the wider diabetes community to address the unmet needs of young people with diabetes, their families, peers and healthcare professionals. This prize puts the focus on diabetes in childhood by recognizing innovations to improve health and quality of care for children and young people. Only non-commercial innovations will be considered for this prize. The prize winner is expected to travel to the Annual Conference of ISPAD to formally receive the prize. It consists of US$ 3,000 plus economy travel, 4 hotel nights and registration to the meeting.
ISPAD Best Oral / Poster Prize
The ISPAD Best Oral Prize and also the ISPAD Best Poster Prize will be given to an individual (ISPAD member or non-member) submitting an abstract to the ISPAD Annual Conference. The papers will be judged and ranked by the Abstract Reviewing Committee. The best poster and oral presentation will be chosen at the meeting by the Prize Committee under the auspices of the ISPAD Steering Committee.