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Educational Grants

Educational Grants are available for select students and medical/research trainees. See requirements below.

No grant will be awarded to any person if the award would be contrary to any United States law, including but not limited to trade embargoes administered by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control. 


Educational Grant Deadline

Educational Grant Applications (Students/Residents/Fellows) | DUE BY NOVEMBER 10, 2019


ASLMS Educational Grant

CRITERIA

  • Available Funds: Up to $1,000 (USD) for select recipients. Number of grants varies each year.
  • Eligibility: Available to ASLMS members who represent at least one status from the list below and are within a maximum of 7 years from start-date of post-doctorate training:
    • Undergraduate Student
    • Medical Student
    • Intern
    • Enrolled in a current residency program
    • Fellow-in-Training doing patient-oriented research
    • Graduate student or post-doctoral trainee currently involved full-time in biomedical laser research.
  • Required Items: While applicants may submit multiple abstracts, each with a separate educational grant application, selected recipients are limited to one grant. A complete educational grant application will include:
    • Applicant must have current ASLMS membership, or in applicant status
    • Abstract must be submitted for consideration at the upcoming Annual Conference
    • Educational grant application
    • Letter from a direct supervisor that verifies status and eligibility
  • Deadline: Membership, abstracts, applications, and verification letters must be submitted by the INITIAL abstract deadline (see deadlines above)
  • Recipient Selection: Submitted abstracts must be accepted for oral presentation within one of the general sessions or ePoster Town Hall. Abstracts will be reviewed based on quality criteria and ranked by a designated sub-committee.
    • Those selected as educational grant recipients must complete their assigned oral presentation at the ASLMS Annual Conference.
    • Recipients must also submit a manuscript of their research activities to the Editorial Office of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, to be considered for publication, by the next Annual Conference abstract deadline (October 1, following conference).
  • Notification: Applicants will be notified via email of your abstract and grant status no later than January, preceeding the conference.

Peggy Nowell, RN Educational Grant

Criteria

  • Available Funds: 1 grant up to $1,000 (USD) for select recipients.
  • Eligibility: Available to ASLMS members who are certified or degreed in the Nursing/Allied Health Field or working toward a degree in the field of Nursing/Allied Health.
  • Required Items: While applicants may submit multiple abstracts or case studies, each with a separate educational grant application, selected recipients are limited to one grant. A complete educational grant application will include:
    • Applicant must have current ASLMS membership, or in applicant status
    • Abstract or case study must be submitted for consideration to the Nursing/Allied Health category at the upcoming Annual Conference
    • Educational Grant Application
  • Deadline: Membership, abstracts, and applications must be submitted by the INITIAL abstract deadline (see deadlines above)
  • Recipient Selection: Submitted abstracts or case studies must be accepted for oral presentation within the Nursing/Allied Health session. Abstracts and case studies will be reviewed based on quality criteria and ranked by the Nursing/Allied Health Division Representative.
    • Those selected as educational grant recipients must complete their assigned oral presentation at the ASLMS Annual Conference.
  • Notification: Applicants will be notified via email of your abstract/case study and grant status no later than January, preceeding the conference.

 

In order to qualify for an ASLMS Educational Grant or Peggy Nowell, RN Educational Grant, you must first submit an abstract or case study. After submitting, you will be able to select the abstract(s) or case study(ies) for which you wish to link an educational grant application to.

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Submit Abstract or Case Study

Already submitted an abstract or case study and want to submit an educational grant application? 

Educational Grant Submission Form

 

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