Stroke Rehabilitation Award


Rehabilitation after stroke is an essential part of stroke recovery and helps to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to stroke survivors. The Stroke Rehabilitation Award encourages investigators to undertake or continue research and/or clinical work in the field of stroke rehabilitation and submit an abstract to the International Stroke Conference.

Deadline

  • Abstracts must be submitted by Tuesday, August 20, 2024, 11:59 PM CDT.

Criteria

The applicant must meet the following criteria to be considered for this award:

  • Researchers of any level are invited to apply; they must be an AHA/ASA member.
  • The research should be applicable to the rehabilitation of patients with stroke. The abstract must be based on original research.
  • The candidate must submit an abstract in the Clinical Rehabilitation and Recovery category for the International Stroke Conference 2025 in accordance with the rules and regulations for submitting AHA abstracts.
  • The Stroke Rehabilitation Award will be given to the applicant with the highest scoring primary original research abstract in the Clinical Rehabilitation and Recovery category.
  • An individual may apply for only one award to be presented at the International Stroke Conference 2025.
  • Previous winners of this award are not eligible to re-enter the competition in subsequent years.
  • Only one abstract per candidate will be considered. The applicant should be the first/presenting author.
  • There is no citizenship requirement for this award.
  • Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply / Required Documents

The candidate must submit an abstract in the Clinical Rehabilitation and Recovery category to the International Stroke Conference 2025 indicating the abstract is to be considered for the Stroke Rehabilitation Award. The abstract deadline is Tuesday, August 20, 2024, 11:59 PM CT.

Award

  • Complimentary conference registration
  • $1,500 cash award
  • Airfare (coach) and hotel expenses for one night for attendance at the International Stroke Conference 2025
  • Plaque

For questions, please contact:
Ashley Savage at [email protected]
214.706.1009

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