International Travel Grants

international travel grant winners 2016

General InformationSnezana Jovicic

International Travel Grants provide support for early-and mid-career scientists from outside the United States and Canada to attend the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo. Through this program, AACC aims to encourage career development for the recipients and foster international collaborations to advance clinical laboratory science worldwide. International travel grants range up to $2,500 in addition to free AACC Annual Scientific 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;
  • Applicant's contribution to the meeting's content (preference will be given to those who have submitted abstracts upon application);
  • Financial need to attend;
  • Impact on state of clinical lab medicine in their country and institution; and
  • Broadening international participation at the scientific meeting.

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 and early- and mid-career scientists from underserved areas of the globe.

Deadline: December 30, 2016

Submit one electronic copy of your application to Winners are notified by March 1, 2017 and the funds are distributed at the annual scientific meeting in San Diego, California.

International travel grants are intended to help offset travel expenses, not to cover all costs associated with attending the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting.

Please note: Receiving an International Travel Grant does not automatically enter or guarantee your abstract to be accepted for the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting Poster Session. You must submit your abstract for consideration separately by visiting the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo website. Applicants will be notified sometime in late April 2017 if their abstract was accepted.

Questions? If you have questions about the International Travel Grant, please email or call 1.800.892.1400, x. 8701 or +1.202.835.8701.