Awards and prizes

Oral abstract awards

The 5 best oral abstracts will be presented Saturday 7th September 2024.

Audience will have the opportunity to vote for the best of the 5.


1st prize: 500 EUR and a free registration for DFSG 2025

2nd prize: 300 EUR

3rd prize: 200 EUR

Poster prize

The highest scoring posters will be presented in a poster session and evaluated by a panel according to the following criteria:

  • Visually appealing
  • Well laid out in a logical manner
  • Relevant and interesting content
  • Has clear conclusions

1st Prize winner: 100 EUR

A list of award winners from previous years can be viewed here

First time presenter travel grant

Applies to nurses, podiatrists, research fellows, doctors in training or students aged 40 or under on 8 September 2024.  

After acceptance of abstract a letter must be sent to explaining the reason for applying for a grant, together with a confirmation email from the consultant or supervisor at university. Only limited grants are available and the executive committee reserves the right to refuse without giving any reasons.

Letter must be sent to by 1 August 2024

Amount: 200 EUR

The receipients of the grant will been informed before the conference.

Life Time Achievement Award

The DFSG Life Time Achievement Award is awarded to recognize outstanding late-career health care professionals who have made significant contributions to the field of diabetic foot care.

The Executive Committee of DFSG decides who will receive the award.

Next award will be awarded at DFSG 2024.

A list of the award receivers in the past can be found here>>