The Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology


Academic Awards

TSID/JSID Young Fellow Collegiality Awards

Who is Eligible?

  1. A member of the JSID who is currently active in investigative dermatology at an university department or laboratory or institution in Japan
  2. Under age 40 as of 15 December 2019
  3. Not a professor
  4. Submission of an abstract for TSID Annual Meeting
  5. The past awardee of the Young Fellow Collegiality Awards will not be accepted.

What are the Benefits?

  1. Nominees prepare an 8-minute oral presentation followed by a 4-minute discussion.
  2. The TSID will offer a 3-day complimentary accommodation, gala dinner, and waive the conference registration fee. Moreover, each nominee will be offered a flat honorarium of USD 1,000 for the speech and travel expense.

How Many Awards will there be?

For 2019, the JSID plans to offer up to 2 awards

How do I apply for an award?

  1. Make sure you submit an abstract for the 2019 TSID meeting in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
    (deadline 15 September 2019; see TSID website for details :
  2. Apply by e-mail to the JSID. (
    (deadline for applications 17 September 2019)
    *Make sure to put "TSID/JSID Young Fellow Collegiality Awards" in the subject box. The Applicant will be informed when JSID office receives the applications.

Applications should include:

  1. One-page CV
  2. A copy of the abstract submitted for the TSID meeting
  3. A list of publications (papers in English)
  4. Recommendation letter from the chairman of an affiliation

Note: Please prepare all application documents in English. Submit as a PDF file including a to d.

Who will judge the applications?

The judging panel will comprise 4 representatives of the JSID.

When will Successful Applicants be notified?

The JSID will aim to announce the names of the successful applicants in September.

The JSID and TSID very much hope that these awards will help develop the careers and profile of young researchers by providing the opportunity for international exchange and collegiality.

Recipients of the TSID/JSID Young Fellow Collegiality Awards 2018

Hiroshi Kato (Nagoya City University)
Akiko Sekiguchi (Gunma University)

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