New Investigator Awards for Japanese Fellows

Sponsored by the Council on Hypertension

To qualify for Hypertension Scientific Sessions awards, you must meet these deadlines. Please carefully check the eligibility and application requirements for each award.

  • May 23, 2023 – Deadline to have an active AHA membership with this Council.
  • May 25, 2023, 6 p.m. CDT – Deadline to submit your science to Hypertension Scientific Sessions.

The Council on Hypertension supports the efforts of its early career members as well as those located internationally. The New Investigator Award for Japanese Fellows will be presented to up to three qualified new investigators from Japan, who will present abstracts at the Hypertension Scientific Sessions. The competition encourages new investigators from Japan to undertake or continue hypertension research and to participate in the conference.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must be a current citizen or a resident of Japan.
  • Applicant must be active in research and still be in training as an undergraduate or pre-doctoral student, or be active in research and within 10 years of completing medical fellowship (or residency as NIH states, MDs would be Fellows for 3–6 years of the 7–10), terminal degree or highest certificate (e.g., MSc, PhD), as of the award application date.
  • The applicant must be the first/primary author of the abstract.
  • Please check other eligibility and application requirements on the Japanese Society for Hypertension’s website.

How to Apply

Please apply on the Japanese Society for Hypertension’s website.


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Award winners pose for a photo during #Hypertension23 Scientific Sessions, held September 7-10, 2023, in Boston, Massachusetts.

Hypertension Scientific Sessions

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