PROMOTING GLOBAL HEALTH


WE are now accepting applications for the 2019 annual meeting. 

 
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In an effort to improve global health by increasing the exchange of information and the science of pathology, Global Partner Travel Awards will be given to help pathologists from under-served countries attend USCAP's Annual Meeting.

Each Travel Award includes the following:

  1. A check for $3,000 USD
  2. Complimentary General Registration with Companion Society Meetings
  3. Complimentary Attendance to the “Long Course”
  4. Two complimentary short courses
  5. Complimentary Adjunct Membership in USCAP for one year

Criteria

Consideration for Travel Awards will be given to practicing pathologists who: 

  1. Reside in an under-served country (the WHO-HINARI website will be utilized as a guide) and have a demonstrable need for financial support to attend the USCAP Annual Meeting
  2. Provide a resume and supporting letter from a Department Head or Supervisor attesting to the need for travel assistance and the potential benefit for attending the meeting

Preference will be given to: 

  1. Applicants whose scientific abstracts have been accepted for presentation at the 2019 Annual Meeting
  2. Applicants who are dues paying members of the IAP
  3. Pathologists-in-Training 
  4. Pathologists just beginning their careers (in practice or less than five years)

The Global Partners Travel Awards are made possible by philanthropic donations to the USCAP Foundation.

Allocation

Applicants will be notified of the results of the award process after December 15, 2018. Travel award winners are responsible for making all of their own travel and lodging arrangements. Please apply for a US travel visa immediately if you are selected as an award recipient. The USCAP Foundation’s Global Partners Travel Award will be distributed at the Annual Meeting. Award winners must appear in-person in order to receive this award.

To see a complete list of eligible countries, click HERE.