The International Affairs Committee of AAPOS and the Children's Eye Foundation of AAPOS offer a yearly International Travel Grant to encourage broad international participation in the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. A grant has been established to provide financial assistance for a pediatric ophthalmologist residing outside of North America to attend the AAPOS Annual Meeting.
Electronic applications are solicited yearly in May and previous applicants are encouraged to re-apply and re-activate previous applications. The grant includes a reimbursement not to exceed $2.000.00 US dollars for travel related expenses and a waiver of the AAPOS Annual Meeting.
Selection criteria for candidates of this Travel Grant include the following:
Candidates must be supported by a written recommendation from at least 2 AAPOS members who can attest to the above criteria. Completed applications must be submitted by June 14, 2019. The successful grant awardee will be notified by August 2019.
Previous grant recipients discuss their experience at the AAPOS Annual Meeting
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