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ARVO/PARD Travel Awards

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ARVO/PARD Travel Awards

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

NOTE: Applications for ARVO Travel Awards MUST be uploaded to the PAAO dropbox: https://www.hightail.com/u/PAAO-PAOF. Acceptable file formats include DOC, PDF, HTML, JPG.

Requirements:

A) The candidate must be 40 years of age or younger.

B) The candidate must be a Resident or Fellow in a full-time training program.

C) The candidate must be lead/first author on an accepted Paper or Poster scheduled for presentation at the 2018 ARVO meeting. A copy of the acceptance letter/email from ARVO or scheduling information should be included with the application.

D) The candidate must be a member of the PAAO at the time the application is submitted. Click here to submit your membership application online.

E) Recipients of the 2018 PARD/ARVO Travel Awards must attend Pan-American Research Day (Saturday, April 28, 2018) and present a summary of his/her work being presented at the ARVO meeting (April 29-May 3, 2018). Substitute presenters are not acceptable. Additionally, candidates must be present at the awards ceremony in order to receive their prizes.  Award monies cannot be mailed nor accepted by a third party or proxy.  Failure to comply will result in forfeiture of the award.

Click the link below for the integrated 2018 PARD Travel Award application form:

doc Download Word .DOCX document here | pdf  Download Adobe PDF form here


1) Pyott ARVO Travel Award

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

One (1) travel award in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded

  • Spanish-speaking Latin American residents and fellows in ophthalmology, currently living in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America
  • under the age of 40
  • first author on an ARVO 2018 accepted paper or poster

2) Arno Habicht Award for Resarch Sciences

Application Deadline: March 15, 2018

Up to three (3) travel awards in the amount of $1,500 each will be awarded.

  • Latin American residents and fellows in ophthalmology currently living in the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America
  • under the age of 40
  • first author on an ARVO 2018 accepted paper or poster

Click the link below for the integrated 2017 PAAO / ARVO Travel Award application form (Pyott and Arno Habicht):

doc Download Word .DOCX document here | pdf Download Adobe PDF form here


 

If you have been awarded an ARVO travel award for this year OR a PARD/ARVO travel award for previous years, you are not eligible to apply for these Awards.

** If you have been awarded the Gillingham Pan-American Fellowship, the Latin American/PAAO Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship at UT Southwestern, or the Pyott Retinal Research Fellowship at UC Irvine, you are not eligible to apply for this or other Pan-American Scholarships or Awards.

*** Employees of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO), Pan-American Ophthalmological Foundation (PAOF), members of the PAAO Executive Committee, members of the PAOF Board of Directors, their immediate family members and members of the same household, whether related or not, are not eligible to apply for scholarship/fellowship funding. All scholarships are subject to federal laws and regulations and are void where prohibited by law or regulation. Applicants agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by decisions of the Review Committee which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the scholarship/ fellowship. The PAAO & PAOF reserve the right to disqualify any applicant that they determine, in their sole discretion, to be ineligible to participate in the scholarship/fellowship program. Individuals who have previously received scholarship/fellowship funding are ineligible to apply for additional scholarships/fellowships/funding.

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