Award Announcement: AIESEP Developing Country Scholar (DCS) Award

The Internationalization Committee of AIESEP would like to announce the DCS award winner for the AIESEP 2023 Congress, Chile in July 2023:


Vitor Costa, School of Physical Education and Sport of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo.


On behalf of the AIESEP Board we would like to congratulate Dr. Vitor Costa and look to meeting him at this year’s AIESEP International Conference in Santiago de Chile in July This was a very competitive field of applicants for this year’s DCS international award. 


Award details:

The award is intended to support an emerging developing country scholar. The AIESEP Board has agreed to waive the award recipient’s membership for the next year and pay for registration to the AIESEP conference. The 2023 award will also support travel costs for a Latin America scholar to attend the conference.


Those receiving the AIESEP Developing Country Scholar Award will:

(a) deliver a presentation (oral or poster) at the AIESEP Conference, and

(b) participate in any events scheduled for the AIESEP Developing Country Scholar Award at the AIESEP Conference.


You can meet Dr. Vitor Costa during the AIESEP World Congress in Santiago, Chile.



Developing Country Scholar Award Committee:

João Martins, Portugal

Arja Sääkslahti, Finland

Zuzanna Mazur, Poland

Tristan Wallhead, USA

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