Young Investigator Awards Competition

Deadline: 29th of August, 2022

The Young Investigator Awards competition encourages young scientific investigators of promise to continue with their cutting-edge journey. At ACC.23/WCC 18 finalists will battle it out in the Clinical Investigations, Basic and Translational Science or Outcome Research category.


  • The first place winner in each category receives $2,000, second place winners receive $1,000 and 4 honorable mentions in each category receive $500.
  • All 18 finalists will receive up to $1,500 in reimbursements to attend the YIA competition at ACC’s Annual Scientific Session.


  • Physicians, scientists, medical students, and other healthcare providers currently in residency or fellowship programs or are no more than three years out of training. PhD, PharmD or DNP candidates who are no more than three years out of training may also apply.
  • Note: Candidates will be eligible for this award up to four years after completion of training if more than three months of family or sick leave was taken during training or in the first three years after completion of training.

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Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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