The Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) announces that applications are now being accepted for travel awards for audiologists to attend the ARO Mid Winter Meeting being held February 6-10, in Anaheim, CA.
Awards of $500 each are being offered to defray travel and lodging costs associated with attendance at the ARO's annual meeting.
The recipients of these Travel Award will be selected by the American Academy of Audiology Research Committee.
Applicants need not be a member of ARO.
The purpose of the award is to encourage audiologists to attend the Midwinter Meeting and become active in the ARO.
These travel awards are made possible by a grant from the American Academy of Audiology Foundation.
Individuals selected will be judged according to the following criteria:
Applicants must be full-time audiology graduate students or audiology postdoctoral research fellows carrying out research pertinent to the interests of ARO.
Applicants must be the presenting author on an abstract submitted for the 2010 ARO Midwinter Meeting
Applicants must demonstrate clear need for financial assistance for attending the ARO Midwinter Meeting
Prospective candidates should submit the following for consideration:
A letter from the applicant stating desire, need and qualifications for the award based on the stated criteria
A copy of the submitted abstract for poster or podium presentation at the 2010 ARO MidWinter Meeting.
The original must have been submitted via the Web by abstract deadline (see http://www.aro.org)
Letter of recommendation from the graduate training supervisor, director of the graduate program, or department chairman, including a guarantee of funds to pay the balance of travel expenses
Disclosure of other travel awards applications for the same presentation at ARO (university excluded).
AAA will recognize, but not fund a student also receiving an ARO travel award.
Application Deadline:October 15,
Applications should be sent to;
Audiologist Travel Award Committee
ARO Executive Office
19 Mantua Road
Mt. Royal, NJ 08061
Phone: 856-423-0041, Fax 856-423-3420
For more information and application, visit:Association for Research in Otolaryngology Website