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 $4,500.00 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.
Previous grant recipients discuss their experience at the AAPOS Annual Meeting
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