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The PANLAR Science and Education Committee is pleased to announce the 2018 PANLAR Rheumatology Award for Latin American specialists.

About the award and its categories

The PANLAR Rheumatology Award aims to encourage clinical and basic research by Latin American rheumatologists with a grant of up to USD$20,000.


  • Announcement and call to applications: November 15, 2017.
  • Closing date: January 12, 2018.
  • Announcement of PANLAR Award results: February 28, 2018 on the PANLAR website.
  • PANLAR Award Ceremony: April 7, 2018 at the PANLAR General Assembly in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

About your application

  • Curriculum Vitae (max. 4 pages)
  • 2 letters of recommendation. Letter should be sent directly by the nominator.
  • Personal statement (1 page)
  • Work accomplished (2 pages)
  • Research project (10 pages without references)
  • Letter of endorsement from National Association
  • All documents shall be submitted in English
  • The applicant shall live and work in a Latin American country
Lack of any of the required documents will automatically void the application.

About the evaluation

  • A group of renowned specialists will be in charge of evaluation
  • Research project (85% weighted score)
  • Other requirements (15% weighted score)
Submit your application in English to the following link:
Letters of recommendation shall be sent prior to January 12, 2018 to Dr. Graciela Alarcón, coordinator of the 2018 PANLAR Award, to, cc to the PANLAR Secretariat
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