A scholarship to fund travel expenses to the ISPS Congress.
David B. Feinsilver, M.D. was a long-time staff member at the Chestnut Lodge Hospital in Rockville, Maryland, U.S.A, where he chaired its Symposium Committee. A former president of ISPS, the chair of its 1994 meeting in Washington, and the founder of ISPS-US, he established a fund before he died after a long illness. This fund grants a scholarship to fund travel expenses to each ISPS International congress, for the best research or clinical paper on the psychotherapeutic treatment of the severely disturbed.
Applications for the award should be from those who cannot afford to attend the ISPS Warsaw 2013 Congress without financial support.
The deadline for applications is 31st January 2013.
An international selection committee, comprised of 5 people, will review the applications. The winner will be selected by majority and applicants will be informed of the outcome of the vote by the end of February 2013.
ISPS International Congress
In 2008 the Barbro Sandin Award was created by ISPS and the Barbro Sandin Foundation. The award honours a woman leader in psychological treatment every two years at the ISPS International Congress.
The recipient of the 2013 award will receive a US$ 250 bursary, a plaque stating the recipient's name, award title, date, Sandin/ISPS partnership, and a US$ 1.200 travel award as a contribution towards the expenses of attending the ISPS Warsaw International Congress. The winner will receive an award at the ISPS International congress in Warsaw, 22nd-25th August 2013.
An international selection committee will review the nominations. The winner will be selected by majority and nominees will be informed of the outcome of the vote by the end of February 2013.
Criteria to be nominated for the Barbro Sandin Award are as follows:
The woman recipient needs to have accomplished one or more of the following: