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Members and Fellows of RSTMH can nominate another member or Fellow, or themselves, for the RSTMH Emerging Leaders Award 2019. 

This award was established specifically for early-career professionals or researchers from, and based in, low- and middle-income countries.

The purpose of the Award is to recognise significant contributions in leadership and service, including mentorship and other forms of capacity-building, to the fields of tropical medicine and global health.  

For the purpose of this award we define early career as a maximum of 10 years active employment post-training, discounting career breaks. 

The award will comprise:
- A £5,000 personal cash award
- A certificate
- Access to mentorship through the RSTMH Board of Trustees and wider network
- A platform to make a keynote speech at a RSTMH meeting

Self-nominations must be accompanied by a supporting statement from an RSTMH member or Fellow.

Deadline for submissions Monday 22 July, 17:00 (5pm) BST (British Summer Time).

Complete submissions received after the deadline will not be considered. Self-nominations without a supporting statement by the deadline will not be considered.