Society Awards and Scholarships

American Broncho-Esophagological Association (ABEA)
Upon submission of your abstract, you are given the option to be considered for one of the following awards should your paper be selected for Podium Presentation:

Broyles Maloney Award
The Broyles-Maloney Award was established to encourage advancement of the art and science of broncho-esophagology and closely related subjects. The award is given for outstanding manuscripts, a thesis, or accomplishments in endoscopy, bronchology, esophagology, laryngology, and related science. A $1,500 prize is associated with the award.

Ellen M. Friedman Foreign Body Management Award
The Ellen M. Friedman Foreign Body Management Award is given to an accepted abstract in recognition of excellence in innovation, skill and education in the management of aero-digestive foreign bodies. It is intended to encourage continued leadership in the art of endoscopic foreign body management. If your abstract is accepted for the ABEA Scientific Program, the format for submission is a case report limited to 600 words describing endoscopic management of an aero-digestive foreign body. A $500 prize and lapel pin are associated with the award.

Seymour R. Cohen Award
The Seymour R. Cohen Award for Pediatric Laryngology and Broncho-Esophagology will be presented to any resident, fellow or practicing physician who submits the best original paper in either basic research or clinical investigation pertaining to pediatric laryngology and broncho-esophagology. All entries must be under 5,000 words, original, previously unpublished and not submitted elsewhere. A $1,000 prize is associated with the award.

Steven Dean Gray Award
The Steven Dean Gray Award is for the best original paper on research in clinical broncho-esophagology, physiology or pathology of the larynx, tracheobronchial tree or esophagus written by a resident or fellow in training. All entries must be under 5,000 words, original, previously unpublished and not submitted elsewhere. The first place award is $750. The second place award is $500.

Poster Awards
Authors submitting for poster presentations are eligible for cash awards. In order to be eligible manuscripts for accepted poster papers must be submitted. Cash award for winners: 1st Place – $500, 2nd Place – $250 and 3rd Place – $100

For more information, please visit the ABEA website.


American Head and Neck Society (AHNS)

All authors who intend to compete for an award must notify AHNS of their intent at the time of their abstract submission by checking off the award for which they wish to compete. To be considered for the awards noted above, you must also submit a completed manuscript to the AHNS Office by the published deadline to be eligible. Only previously unpublished manuscripts will be considered for awards.

Robert Maxwell Byers Award in the amount of $1,000 for the best clinical research paper submitted to the meeting.

Randal Weber, MD Award for Quality, Safety and Value in Head and Neck Oncology in the amount of $1,000 for the best paper submitted to the meeting in these areas of academic/clinical interest.

Best Resident Basic Science Research Paper in the amount of $500. Only residents in training can compete for this award and must attest that he/she performed at least 80% of the work.

Best Resident Clinical Paper in the amount of $500. Only residents in training can compete for this award and must attest that he/she performed at least 80% of the work.

Best Prevention and Early Detection Papers in the amount of $500 for first place and $250 for second place.

For more information, visit the AHNS website.

American Laryngological Association (ALA)
Authors submitting and selected for poster presentations are eligible for cash awards. In order to be eligible, manuscripts for poster presentations must be submitted to the Laryngoscope. Cash award for winners: 1st Place – $500, 2nd Place – $300 and 3rd Place – $100

For more information, please visit the ALA website.


American Neurotology Society (ANS)

For all awards, your abstract must be selected as an ORAL presentation to be considered.

Trainee Award – $1,000
The Trainee Award is an award for the best clinical or basic science paper in Neurotology submitted by a Resident or Fellow in training in the field of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Residents from any approved residency program or Fellows in Neurotology in the United States or Canada are eligible to compete. This award requires a manuscript by November 8th.

Neurotology Fellow Award – $500
One or more awards of $500 each is intended to subsidize travel expenses incurred while giving an oral podium presentation at the Annual Spring Meeting (no manuscript required to APPLY at time of abstract submission).

Nicholas Torok Vestibular Award – $1,500
The subject should be an innovative observation, experience or technique in the field of vestibular basic science or clinical science. The candidate shall be selected preferably from the membership of the Society or upon specific merit of any M.D. or Ph.D. This award requires a manuscript by November 8th.

The ANS also offers three cash awards for posters.
The President’s Award-$500
2nd Place-$300
3rd Place-$200

For more information, visit the ANS website.


American Otological Society (AOS)

For all awards, your abstract must be selected as an ORAL presentation to be considered.

Resident Research Travel Award – $2,000

The Resident Research Travel Award is given for Outstanding Clinical or Basic Science Manuscripts. A complete manuscript is required before 12/6/19.

Cash Award for Best Presentation from Research Performed in a Private Practice Setting. – $500
Private practice, in this context, includes but is not restricted to practices that are affiliated with teaching institutions, and excludes practices that are primary sponsors of a residency or fellowship training program. The recipient must be primary author/presenter.

The AOS also offers three cash awards for posters.
The President’s Award-$500
2nd Place-$300
3rd Place-$200

For more information, visit the AOS website.


American Rhinologic Society (ARS)

ARS Spring ARS Basic Science Research Award: Awarded for the best basic science research paper presented at the Spring ARS Scientific Meeting.  Award amount:  $1,000

ARS Spring Clinical Research Award: Awarded for the best clinical paper presented at the Spring ARS Scientific Meeting. Award amount: $1,000

ARS Best Poster Awards:  Awarded to the top 3 best posters presented at the ARS Spring Meeting.  Award amounts: 1st place: $500, 2nd place: $250, 3rd place $100


American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology (ASPO)
ASPO offers awards for Trainees and Fellows with an accepted abstract presentation (oral or poster) at the Annual Meeting. ASPO offers one Visiting International Scholarship annually to support otolaryngologists from outside the US to attend the Annual Meeting.

For more information, visit the ASPO website.


Triological Society (TRIO)

To help offset travel expenses incurred by medical students, residents, and Fellows selected for presentations at Triological Society meetings, travel funds in the amount of $750 will be awarded to training programs for each medical student, resident, and Fellow selected for a podium or poster presentation. Presenters residing in the city where the meeting is held do not qualify for travel awards.

For more information, visit the TRIO website.


COSM Travel Awards