International Travel Grants

2015 International Travel Grant winners

General Information

International Travel Grants encourage young scientists in emerging economy countries to attend the AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo. Attending the meeting will foster relationships between scientists of other countries and those in the United States. International travel grants range up to $2,500 and includes free Annual Meeting registration. 

How to Apply

Complete the Application for International Travel Grant.

Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Impact on the applicant's future career in clinical laboratory medicine;
  • Impact on state of clinical lab medicine in your country and your institution; 
  • Broadening international participation at the meeting;
  • Financial need to attend; and
  • Applicant's impact on the meeting's content (preference will be given to those presenting abstracts)
  • Please note, applicants who have received an international travel grant twice in a five-year time span will not be considered.

Preference will be given to AACC members.

Deadline: December 31 

Submit one electronic copy of your application to Winners are notified by March 1 and the funds are distributed at the annual meeting. 

International travel grants are intended to help offset travel expenses, not to cover all the costs of attending the meeting.

Please note: Receiving an International Travel Grant does not automatically enter or guarantee your abstract to be accepted for the Annual Meeting Poster Session.  You must submit your abstract for consideration separately by visiting the Annual Meeting website. Applicants will be notified in late spring if their abstract was accepted.

Questions? If you have questions about the International Travel Grant, please contact Awards Coordinator, April Gascon, or call 1.800.892.1400, x. 8701 or +1.202.835.8701.