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ISSLS thanks Nippon Zoki for their generous support and calls for applications for the Young Investigator Travel Grant.

The ISSLS Young Investigator Travel Grant of $US1,000, assists young researchers and clinicians with registration, travel and accommodation costs associated with attending the ISSLS Annual Meeting. 

In 2023, 15 travel grants will be offered to young investigators whose abstracts have been submitted as ISSLS abstracts for the 2023 Annual Meeting (Spineweek) in Melbourne from May 1 to 5, 2023.

Eligibility criteria:

  •  Must not be a member of ISSLS
  •  Must not have previously attended an in-person ISSLS Annual Meeting
  • Must be submitting abstract as the presenting/first author
  • Must be a graduate student; or be four years post-qualification; if an independent researcher, be under the age of 40
  • Must attend and present abstract at the ISSLS Annual Meeting combined with Spineweek, Melbourne, May 1-5 2022. If you are not the first author on the submitted abstract, you are not eligible for this award. Strictly no changes to authorship can be made following submission.
  • The abstract MUST have been submitted as an ISSLS Abstract for Spineweek, in order to be eligible for this grant
  • Deadline for receipt of application form: January 15, 2023

 Send the completed application form to

For earlier awards, please follow this link.


With sincere appreciation, the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine thanks the following companies for their sponsorship of the 48th ISSLS Annual Meeting in Boston, USA