The Robert Greenblatt Award

The Robert Greenblatt Award is for young investigators who present the best abstracts in the field of menopause. Named in honour of the first IMS President, Professor Robert Greenblatt, the prize will be awarded to investigators in the categories of basic or clinical science.


Candidates must be under 40 years of age (on day one of the Congress), must be first author of the submitted abstract (only one abstract per candidate), and must not be a past recipient of this Award.


If you meet the requirements, to apply, submit an abstract and thick the checkbox “Greenblatt Award”. After a review, the Scientific Committee will choose the best abstracts that will be presented to the jury at a special oral session on the first day of the Congress. The Award winners (1-2 awards given) will be announced at Opening Ceremony of World Congress

Henry Burger Award

This award honours the great contribution that Professor Henry Burger has made to the field of menopause. It is given to the investigator whose published research is determined to have the most significant contribution to the field of menopause, specifically the work done in the previous five years.

The selection committee will review evidence, including impact factors and citations, to determine the influence of the nominee’s research on education and clinical practice. The publications must have been in the public domain via a peer-reviewed journal, in print, or e-publication during the qualifying period.

Nominations open on April 18th 2024.

Wulf Utian Award

This award is given in recognition of Wulf Utian, who originally set up CAMS, and is open to any member who has supported their local CAMS or does great work in their own country to further education on menopause.

This could be nominated by a CAMS, or self-nominated and could include those who make an outstanding contribution to World Menopause Day or any other educational initiatives..

Young Scholars Bursary

The IMS is pleased to invite applications for the 19th World Congress on Menopause Young Scholars Bursary. The World Congress will be held on 19th-22nd October 2024 in Melbourne, Australia. There are twenty bursary packages available that include:

  • Complimentary registration to the World Congress;
  • Contribution to travel costs (flights, accommodation and transfers)-please see the table below for reimbursement offered by region;
  • The opportunity to co-chair an abstract oral communication session with an Expert Commentator at the World Congress;
  • The opportunity to participate in the Menopause Olympics at the World Congress; and
  • Complimentary one-year Associate Membership to the IMS, which includes online access to the IMS journal, Climacteric.

The Young Scholars Bursary is funded via the IMS Endowment for Education and Research (EER). The EER provides funding for education and research initiatives that support the delivery of the IMS’s mission: To work globally to promote and support access to best practice health care for women through their menopause transition and post-reproductive years, enabling them to achieve optimal health and well-being.


Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to apply:

  • Clinicians aged less than 40 years on day one of the World Congress (19th October 2024);
  • Currently undertaking an accredited clinical training program or have completed a clinical training program in the last five years;
  • Interested in co-chairing a session with an Expert Commentator, which will be delivered in English; and
  • Interested in participating in the Menopause Olympics, which will be held in English.


Download the instructions and submit the application form