Scholarship Description:

The award is designed to provide an opportunity for international American Academy of Neurology members or non-members to attend and participate in the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting taking place in Toronto, Canada.

The American Academy of Neurology is pleased to offer the 2020 American Academy of Neurology International Award for international students.

Host College/University:

The American Academy of Neurology founded in 1948. It seeks to promote the highest quality patient-centered neurological care and enhance member career satisfaction.

A medical school graduate, current clinical trainee and staff neurologist or faculty member in a neurology department in their country of residence are eligible to apply for this grant.

Degree level:

Online degree program.

Field of Study:

Scholarship are available in the subject of Neurology.

Scholarship Award: 

The recipient will receive all the following:

  • Winner will get waived registration for the 2020 Annual Meeting
  • The recipient will receive $2,500 toward Annual Meeting expenses that include hotel accommodations, round-trip coach airfare to the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, ground transportation, and meal costs
  • The winners are responsible for obtaining their visas, but the American Academy of Neurology will provide documentation that the recipient has received the program if required to obtain the visa.
  • Note: Expenses over $2,500 will be the recipient’s responsibility.


Applications from all nationalities except the United States and Canada are accepted.

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria are as follows;

  • Citizen of a nation outside the United States and Canada and also living outside of the United States and Canada at the time of application.
  • Candidates having not attended previous American Academy of Neurology annual meetings will be given preference over those who have.
  • The applicant should be a medical school graduate and current clinical trainee (resident or fellow), staff neurologist, or faculty member in a neurology department in their country of residence.
  • Medical school, master’s degree, and PhD students are not eligible.
  • The applicant should be less than 36 years of age or must explain why there is a need for the opportunity if their age is over 36.
  • The applicant must explain how attending the meeting will affect the development of their career and how it will help with neurology education and patient services in their country. (Summary Letter).
  • Recipients will be asked to complete a Statement of Citizenship or IRS Form 1099.
  • Chosen award winners are eligible to win the award one time.

Applying procedure Instructions:

The following application guidance is intended for candidates who wish to apply for the scholarships:

  • The applicants may either nominate themselves or be nominated by a colleague/mentor. There are two ways to apply for this award as the following:
  • If you are a member of the American Academy of Neurology, click here to login.
  • If not, click here to continue to the award application
  • To submit the completed application form, several supporting documents are to present as: a copy of curriculum vitae including a list of publications, letter of nomination from Chair, Photo (PDF), Research Abstract, and Summary Letter from Applicant. 
  • Only Microsoft Word documents (.doc) or Adobe Acrobat files (.pdf) may be submitted electronically.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

November 4, 2019.


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