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AAD Scholarships : Invite for Applications

Aug 19 2017

Dear IADVL Members,

Applications and/or nominations are invited from IADVL members for the following awards to be given during DERMACON 2018 at Kochi in January, 2018:

On behalf of the IADVL EC 2017, it is my pleasure to invite applications from IADVL members (PLMs and LMs) for the following scholarships for the 2018 AAD Annual Meeting to be held in February 16-20, 2018 in San Diego, California:

A. Registration Reciprocal Scholarships (Two)

Scholarship recipients are nominated by their national dermatologic society and receive complimentary meeting registration, admission to one post-graduate ticketed session, and an invitation to attend the International Scholarship Recipient Reception and Dinner.

The following are the criteria for this scholarship:

  • Be a board-certified dermatologist.
  • Applicants (up to two per country) must be nominated by their national dermatological society.
  • Society Officers are required to submit an online recommendation form for each applicant.
  • Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible.

B. Strauss and Katz World Congress Fund Scholarship (Two)

The scholarship, formerly known as the Poster Exhibit Scholarship, includes a stipend (ranging from $1500 to $2000 USD based on travel costs to the United States), complimentary registration for the meeting, admission to one post-graduate ticketed session, and an invitation to attend the International Scholarship Recipient Reception and Dinner.

The criteria for this scholarship are as follows:

  • Abstract must be submitted with application.
  • Only nationals of developing countries are eligible.
  • Apply as a resident in dermatology or apply within three years of completing dermatology residency training at the time of the meeting.
  • Be endorsed by a national dermatologic society; a signed letter of endorsement from the society is required to be attached to the online application.
  • Priority will be given to applicants who have never attended AAD meetings.
  • Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible.
  • No deferrals permitted; eligible applicants may reapply the following year if unable to accept scholarship.

Applicants need to fill up and send the attached application form to iadvlacademy@gmail.com with a copy to iadvlsecgen2016@gmail.com on or before 25 August, 2017. The mail should be titled 'Application for 2017 AAD Scholarship: Your name' and should include the following as attachments:

  • Short CV of a single page, preferably with a publication list.
  • Abstract.
 

PLEASE NOTE:

  1. Applicant has to be a bonafide member (PLM/LM) of IADVL and need to quote that.
  2. Applicant needs to state clearly whether he/she has received AAD or any other scholarship ENDORSED by IADVL before.
  3. If applicant is presently a PG trainee, a letter from the Head of the Department stating this must be submitted along with the application.
  4. The applications will be evaluated by three judges having no conflict of interest nominated by the IADVL Academy; the evaluation criteria are attached.
  5. The results will be declared by August 30, 2017.
  6. The AAD deadline to apply and nominate applicants towards both the above scholarships for the 2018 AAD Annual Meeting is September 1, 2017.
  7. For Registration Reciprocal Scholarships, a signed official letter of recommendation will be provided to each nominee to attach to their online application. Further, a nomination form for each nominee will be filled up online by the Secretary General, IADVL.
  8. For Strauss and Katz World Congress Fund Scholarships, signed letters of endorsement will be provided to the two best poster abstracts. The awardees have to upload the abstracts themselves with the letter of endorsement from IADVL.

Kindly disseminate the information to all concerned and interested.

 

Regards

Dr. Ameet Valia
Dr. K. A. Seetharam
Dr. Deepika Pandhi
(For and on behalf of IADVL Academy)

Dr. Yogesh Marfatia
Dr. Ramesh Bhat M
Dr. Shyamanta Barua
(For and on behalf of IADVL EC)


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