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Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons Travel Grant Policy

Grant Value

Each Travel Grant consists of up to US $500 which is to be used towards attendance at the AsAES 2020 Congress including travel, accommodation and/or Congress registration. 

Number of Grants

A total of five (5) Travel Grants will be awarded, subject to the number of successful applications received.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be a permanent resident or citizen of an eligible Lower and Middle Income Country 
  • Applicants must be practising Endocrine Surgeons or can demonstrate a strong interest in the field of Endocrine Surgery
  • Applicants must be 40 years old or under at the time of application 
  • Please note successful applicants will be invited to present a podium presentation

Eligible Lower & Middle Income Countries

  1. Bangaldesh
  2. Bhutan
  3. Cambodia
  4. Fiji
  5. India
  6. Indonesia
  7. Laos
  8. Myanmar
  9. Nepal
  10. Pakistan
  11. Papua New Guinea
  12. Philippines 
  13. Samoa
  14. Solomon Islands
  15. Sri Lanka
  16. Thailand
  17. Timor-Leste
  18. Vietnam

Application Process

To be considered for a Travel Grant, applicants must complete the Travel Grant Application Form and submit along with the following supporting documentation:

  • Photocopy of Passport Data Page (verifying your DOB and nationality)
  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae  
  • One (1) written professional reference 

Please submit your full application and supporting to documentation by email to sally.erickson@generalsurgeons.com.au on or before *AEDT 17:00 Tuesday 01 October 2019.

*Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time

Selection Process

  • All complete applications will be reviewed by the Organising and Executive Committees of the Asian Assocation of Endocrine Surgeons 2020 Congress
  • Preference will be given to those who are not likely to be able to fund their own attendance
  • The Review process will take approximately four weeks to complete - all applicants will be notified by email once the review process has been completed

Terms & Conditions

  • The acceptance of Travel Grant applications is at the discretion of the Organising Committee
  • All travel grant applications must be in English
  • The closing date and time - AEDT 17:00 on Tuesday 01 October, will be strictly enforced.  
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered
  • All applications will be reviewed by the Organising and Executive Committees of the Asian Assocation of Endocrine Surgeons 2020 Congress
  • The application review process will take approximately four weeks to complete
  • Applicants will be advised of the outcome - successful or otherwise, once the review process has been completed
  • Applicants will be advised by the nominated email address outlined within applications