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JES Awards

 

Name of prize: Juhn and Mary Wada Prize

Object of award: One original article related to epilepsy published in scientific journal during the two years prior to May 31 of the year of award, regardless of single author or multiple authors, and can be in English or Japanese.

Eligibility of candidate: Under 45 years of age at the time of publication of the article, and a full member of the Japan Epilepsy Society for at least one year at the time of deadline of application

Year established: 1978

Number of recipients: For each year, one article each from the clinical category and the basic category

Number of past prize winners: 43

Recipients will receive: A plague and cash award of ¥100,000

Name of prize: JES Prize

Object of award: Article published in “Journal of the Japan Epilepsy Society” and “Epilepsy & Seizure”, of which the first author is under 40 years of age

Eligibility of candidate: The first author of article; under 40 years of age at the time of publication of the article; and a member of the Japan Epilepsy Society

Year established: 2007

Number of recipients: One each year

Number of past prize winners: 2

Recipients will receive: A certificate of award and cash award of ¥50,000

Name of prize: Best Poster Award

Object of award: Posters presented by members of the Japan Epilepsy Society at the Annual Congress of Japan Epilepsy Society

Eligibility of candidate: The first presenter should be under 40 years of age at the time of presentation, and a member of the Japan Epilepsy Society.

Year established: 2007

Number of recipients: Five (one for each of the disciplines of psychiatry, neurosurgery, pediatrics, neurology and basic medical science)

Number of past prize winners: 10

Recipients will receive: A certificate of award (and small cash award from the President)

Name of prize: Japan Epilepsy Society Sponsored Award

Object of award: Attendance of educational course etc. conducted by the International League Against Epilepsy

Eligibility of candidate: A member of the Japan Epilepsy Society who is engaged in clinical treatment of epilepsy, and has submitted original article to “Journal of the Japan Epilepsy Society” or “Epilepsy & Seizure” as the first author or has presented for the past two consecutive years at the Annual Congress of Japan Epilepsy Society

Year established: 2008

Number of recipients: No more than 10 each year

Number of past prize winners: 6

Recipients will receive: An award of ¥500,000 as expenditure to attend educational course etc. conducted by the International League Against Epilepsy

Name of prize: JES Scholarship

Object of award: Young researchers in epileptology in the Asian Oceanian Region

Eligibility of candidate: The applicant should fulfill the following conditions: a medical doctor; scheduled to engage in research in a Japanese institution for 6 months or longer; under 35 years of age at the time of application; the receiving research institution in Japan and the study period have been decided at the time of application; submit the curriculum vitae together with a recommendation letter from a member of Japan Epilepsy Society working at the receiving institution.

Year established: 2007

Number of recipients: 2 each year

Number of past prize winners: 4

Recipients will receive: A sum of ¥500,000 as expenditure during the training period and ¥100,000 as traveling expense

 

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