The International Affairs Committee of AAPOS and the Children's Eye Foundation of AAPOS offer a yearly Global Education and Training Award to encourage broad international participation in the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. In 2012, Marilyn Miller, MD gave a generous gift to underwrite the costs of pediatric ophthalmologists outside North America who were unable to cover the fees associated with attending the 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 $4,500.00 US dollars for travel related expenses and a waiver of the AAPOS Annual Meeting.
Selection criteria for candidates of this award include the following:
Candidates must be supported by a written recommendation from at least 2 AAPOS members who can attest to the above criteria.
Previous grant recipients discuss their experience at the AAPOS Annual Meeting
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