AACC: International Travel Grants

American Association for Clinical Chemistry

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Grant amount: Up to US $2,500

Anticipated deadline: Dec 31, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty Unaffiliated Researcher Working Professional

Funding uses: Conference

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: California

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. Our leadership in education, advocacy and collaboration helps lab professionals adapt to change and do what they do best: provide vital insight and guidance so patients get the care they need.

International travel grants provide support for early- and mid-career scientists from outside the United States and Canada to attend the 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo. Through this program, AACC aims to encourage career development for the recipients and foster international collaborations to advance clinical laboratory science worldwide. International travel grants range up to $2,500 in addition to free AACC Annual Scientific Meeting registration.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:
    • Impact on the applicant's future career in clinical laboratory medicine;
    • Applicant's contribution to the meeting's content (preference will be given to those who have submitted abstracts upon application);
    • Financial need to attend;
    • Impact on the state of clinical lab medicine in their country and institution; and
    • Broadening international participation at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Additionally, international travel grants are intended to help offset travel expenses, not to cover all costs associated with attending the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Preference will be given to AACC members.


  • Preference will be given to AACC members and early- and mid-career scientists from underserved areas of the globe.


  • Please note, applicants who have received an international travel grant twice in a five-year time span will not be considered.