American Academy of Allergy Asthma Immunology – AAAAI Scholarships 2018

Application for United States and Canada.

Purpose

The AAAAI will provide funding to assist Fellows-in-Training ( FITs ) in allergy / immunology and non-faculty Ph.Ds to attend the 2018 AAAAI Annual Meeting.

This year’s meeting will be held 3rd March, 2018 New Orleans, LA and will consist of four Plenary sessions, two Keynote sessions, symposia, scientific workshops, seminars, and abstract presentations.

These will cover current research and clinical topics relevant to the field of allergy / immunology.

Program Goals

  • To offer an intellectually stimulating opportunity to FITs/PhDs who attend the 2018 Annual Meeting.
  • To offer FITs/Ph.Ds the opportunity to meet with their colleagues and learn from their experiences.
  • To offer FITs/Ph.Ds the opportunity to keep abreast of the current research in the field.

Travel Scholarship Terms

  • A maximum of $650 for second or third-year FITs/Ph.Ds who apply for a travel scholarship without submitting an accepted abstract for presentation.
  • A maximum of $800 for first-year FITs/Ph.Ds who apply for a travel scholarship without submitting an accepted abstract for presentation.
  • A maximum of $1,100 to FITs/PhDs who apply for a travel scholarship and are first author of an abstract accepted for presentation; candidate must present his/her abstract at the Annual Meeting in order to be eligible for the $1,100 award.
  • Please note: The above travel scholarship amounts are for actual meeting-related expenses incurred and receipts must be submitted after the meeting by April 23, 2010.
  • This travel scholarship will reimburse domestic coach airfare, ground travel (including train or personal vehicle), hotel for meeting dates, course fees and meal expenses up to $59/day.
  • Rental car, gasoline, abstract/poster-related fees, recreational activities, cellular phone bills, Internet access, and personal items are not eligible for reimbursement.

AAAAI Scholarships 2018 Eligibility

  • Applicant must be an AAAAI in-Training member or a AAAAI Ph.D Post Doctoral member or have submitted a completed application for In-Training or PhD Post Doctoral membership before 01 November, 2017
  • Applicants must be first, second or third year Fellows-in-Training in an allergy / immunology training program approved by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education, or a clinical immunology and allergy training program approved by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or Non-faculty Ph.Ds associated with the aforementioned training programs.
  • Individuals with a faculty appointment will not be considered.

AAAAI Scholarships Selection

  • Travel scholarship selection is made by the Program Directors Assembly Executive Committee.
  • Due to the limited availability of funds, some applications may not be accepted for funding.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants who are first authors on abstracts that have been accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting and who do not reside in the New Orleans, LA area.
  • Accepted applicants will be notified in January 2010.

Application Checklist

  • Application must not exceed the limits of the enclosed form.
  • Program Director must sign the application form and check the appropriate box to indicate the applicant is associated either with an allergy/immunology training program approved by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education, or a clinical immunology and allergy training program approved by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
  • If the Program Director is not an AAAAI Fellow, a sponsor who is an AAAAI Fellow must also sign the application form.

AAAAI Scholarships Application

Please submit original application and one (1) copy of abstract (if applicable) via mail to:

AAAAI – FIT Travel Scholarship,
555 E. Wells Street,
Suite 1100,
Milwaukee,
WI 53202-3823,
Phone: (414) 272-6071,
Fax: (414) 272-6070,

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

AAAAI Scholarships Date

  • Deadline : 1st November, 2017 11:59 PM CT ( Wednesday )
  • AAAAI Allied Health Forum Annual Meeting : 3rd March, 2018 from 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm ( Saturday )

Contact Details

AAAAI – FIT Travel Scholarship,
555 E. Wells Street,
Suite 1100,
Milwaukee,
WI 53202-3823,
Phone: (414) 272-6071,
Fax: (414) 272-6070,

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