ESCRS - How to Apply

Systematic Review Awards

How to Apply

How to Apply

The competition is now open with three rolling deadlines of April 6thJuly 27th and November 23rd, over 2022. Please submit your proposal for the ESCRS Systematic Review Award application using the online link.

Who Can Apply

Please read the below information carefully:

ESCRS Members:
If you are an ESCRS member (with a minimum of 3 years membership, at time of application), and you have already conducted a systematic review in a published journal, you are required to upload a copy of your published systematic review in the online proposal form.

If you do not have a copy for a published systematic review, then you must engage with a Supervisor or Medical Librarian available in your institute/hospital/university. Your supervisor must complete the ‘Supervisor’s Appraisal of the SRA Proposal’ form online the ESCRS website. If we do not receive your Supervisor's Appraisal, your entry will NOT be evaluated.

ESCRS Non-Members and ESCRS Members with less than 3 year's membership:

1. If you are not a member of ESCRS, or have held an ESCRS membership for less than 3 years (at time of application), the SRA application shall require written support from an ESCRS Member who has at least 3 years of membership of the Society by completing the ‘Sponsor Support Form’ online the ESCRS website. Support of the ESCRS Member is mandatory.

2. If you have already conducted a systematic review in a published journal, please upload a copy of your published systematic review in the online proposal form.

If you do not have a copy for a published systematic review, then you must engage with a Supervisor or Medical Librarian available in your institute/hospital/university. Your supervisor must complete the ‘Supervisor’s Appraisal of the SRA Proposal’ form online the ESCRS website. If we do not receive your Supervisor's Appraisal, your entry will NOT be evaluated.

What Are We Looking For

Your submission must not exceed 1,200 words and must include the following sections here (excluding the key reference list):

  1. Proposed Research Title:
  2. Introduction:
  3. Research Questions and Objectives:
  4. Short Literature Review:
  5. Data Collection/Analysis:
  6. Project Management Timetable:
  7. Management of Risks to Project:
  8. Ethical considerations:
  9. Financial costs:
  10. Key References:
  11. Confirmation of Supervisor’s Approval: