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Scholarship & Travel Grant Submission Forms

Compete for your chance to win a travel grant to attend an AAPA Fall Conference or Spring Meeting within the next two years. A total of four travel grants will be awarded to Fellow members in 2020 and one travel grant will be awarded to a 2nd year Student Non-Delegate member. Additionally, there will be a Student General Education Scholarship available to all 2nd year students.

Every scholarship and travel grant submission is peer-reviewed, therefore, if awarded, it comes with a published peer-review article that can be added to a resume.

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Fellow Conference Travel Grants

Call for manuscripts reporting on cases or techniques that would enhance the knowledge of the pathologists' assistant at the anatomic pathology bench or at autopsy.  We will be awarding a travel grant to the top manuscript in each of two categories (Neoplastic Cases and Non-Neoplastic Cases)*.

Next offering: Apr. 1, 2020 – Jul. 1, 2020

Eligibility

  • Author must be a Fellow member of the American Association of Pathologists’ Assistants
  • Manuscripts submitted for a travel grant at any other state and/or national pathology conference or which have been accepted for prior publication are not eligible
  • The manuscript must be the original work of the author
  • The author may only submit one manuscript per annual travel grant

Fellow Travel Grant Details

The two winning entries (one in each category) will receive a travel grant valued at up to $1800 (registration to an upcoming Fall Conference or Spring Meeting within the next two years + $1000 to assist with travel expenses). A total of four travel grants are awarded per calendar year.

*Categories will change before the next Travel Grant offering opens on April 1, 2020.

Previous Travel Grant Winners

2019 Fellow Conference Travel Grant Winners:

2018 Fellow Conference Travel Grant Winners:

2017 Fellow Conference Travel Grant Winners:

2016 Fellow Conference Travel Grant Winners:

2015 Fellow Conference Travel Grant Winners:

2014 Fellow Conference Travel Grant Winners:


Student Non-Delegate Conference Travel Grant

Why Attend a Conference as a Student?

Call For Manuscripts Reporting on Macroscopic Dissection Techniques of Cancer Surgical or Autopsy Pathology Cases

Next offering: Mar. 1, 2020 – Jun. 1, 2020

Eligibility

  • Non-delegate student members who will be in their second year of training as of the fall conference date are eligible
  • Manuscripts submitted for a travel grant at any other state and/or national pathology conference or which have been accepted for prior publication are not eligible
  • The manuscript must be the original work of the author
  • The author may only submit one manuscript per annual travel grant

Travel Grant Details

The winning entry will receive a travel grant valued at up to $1600 (registration + $1000 to help cover travel expenses) to attend the Fall Conference or Spring Meeting of their choosing (within the next two years).

Previous Travel Grant Winners

2019 Student Non-Delegate Conference Travel Grant Winner

2018 Student Non-Delegate Conference Travel Grant Winner

2017 Student Non-Delegate Conference Travel Grant Winner

2016 Student Non-Delegate Conference Travel Grant Winner:

2014 Student Non-Delegate Conference Travel Grant Winner:


Student General Education Scholarship

Call For Manuscripts 

Topic: TBD

Next offering: Feb. 1, 2020 – May 1, 2020

Eligibility

  • Author must be a student member of the American Association of Pathologists’ Assistants
  • All student members who will be in their second year of training as of the fall conference date are eligible
  • Manuscripts submitted for scholarship at any other state and/or national pathology conference or which have been accepted for prior publication are not eligible
  • The manuscript must be the original work of the author
  • The author may only submit one manuscript per annual scholarship

Scholarship Details

The winning entry will receive a $2500 scholarship toward their education.

Previous Scholarship Winners

2019 Student General Education Scholarship Winner:

2018 Student General Education Scholarship Winner:

2017 Student General Education Scholarship Winner:

2016 Student General Education Scholarship Winner:

2015 Leica Scholarship Winner:


Student Delegate Program

All training programs are invited to send two representatives each to attend our annual Fall Conference.

Training programs are contacted by the AAPA in the winter.

Eligibility

  • The two students must be in their second year at the time of the conference.

Program Details

Student delegates are required to participate in a number of activities leading up to and including their time at the conference. In return, the AAPA provides complimentary conference registration and accommodations, with up to two students per room, for the length of the program. Student delegates will be responsible for their airfare, meals outside of those provided with their conference registration, and any incidentals.

Each student delegate is required to arrive on Sunday afternoon and depart on Thursday. The total length of stay is five (5) days and four (4) nights at the conference.

Previous Student Delegate Article Winners

2018 Student Delegate Article Winner:

2017 Student Delegate Article Winner:

2016 Student Delegate Article Winner:

2015 Student Delegate Article Winner:

2014 Student Delegate Article Winner:

2013 Student Delegate Article Winner:

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