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AAS Fall Courses Travel Grant

The 2014 award application process is now closed. Information and application for the 2015 awards will be available here in late spring 2014.

This travel grant aims to increase women and minority participation in academic surgery. The AAS Fall Courses will provide pearls of wisdom and discuss advances in research methods, academic career advancement, grant writing, as well as incorporate interactive sessions where participants can discuss their ideas with academic surgical leaders and network with colleagues.

Six travel awards will be made to residents, fellows, or faculty-level attendees who are female, and or from underrepresented minorities, funded by an NIH R13 grant.

Winner Receives:

  • $1,500 to be used for travel, hotel accommodations, and registration for the 2014 Fall Courses being held October 4-5, 2013 in Washington, DC.
  • Complimentary AAS membership for one year



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