Young Investigator Awards Competition

The Young Investigator Awards competition provides young scientific investigators of promise with an opportunity to present their cutting-edge research. At ACC.24, 15 finalists will battle it out in the Clinical Investigations, Basic and Translational Science, and Outcomes Research categories. The first place winner in each category receives $2,000, second place winners receive $1,000 and 3 honorable mentions in each category receive $500. All 15 finalists will receive up to $1,500 in reimbursement to attend the YIA competition at ACC's Annual Scientific Session.


Physicians, scientists, medical students, and other healthcare providers currently in residency or fellowship programs or are no more than three years out of training. PhD, PharmD or DNP candidates who are no more than three years out of training may also apply.

Note: Candidates will be eligible for this award up to four years after completion of training if more than three months of family or sick leave was taken during training or in the first three years after completion of training.

How to Apply

Submit Your Science

Deadline to submit your abstract is 1 p.m. ET on September 5, 2023