AAI Travel Grants for the 5th European Congress of Immunology

Amsterdam, Netherlands
September 2 – 5, 2018

   Applications Now Closed.

AAI is pleased to offer travel grants to trainee and regular AAI members to attend the 5th European Congress of Immunology (5th ECI), September 2-5, 2018, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Recipients will be reimbursed up to $2,000 US for their travel expenses to the meeting.

Travel Award Reimbursement

Submit a combined PDF of completed reimbursement form and receipts to awards@aai.org.

Reimbursement Policy/Form: AAI Travel Grants for the 5th ECI

To be eligible, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. Be a trainee, associate, or regular AAI member in good standing for two consecutive years (2017 and 2018). An applicant must have renewed his/her membership for 2018 by the time of application submission.
  2. Have submitted an abstract to the 5th ECI

Preference will be given to:

  1. Presenting authors of abstracts
  2. Applicants with no more than $250,000 in total research funding from all sources (excluding PI salary)

Only one member from a laboratory will be eligible to receive a grant. Applicants may not combine an AAI travel grant with any other travel grant or award to the 5th ECI.

Please include the following in the application package:

  1. A letter (not to exceed one page) clearly designating “AAI 5th ECI Travel Grants” which includes the following information:
    • Full name (first, middle initial, last)
    • Title and affiliation
    • Current mailing address, phone number, and email address
    • A brief statement of applicant’s research goals and why attending the 5th ECI is important to you
  2. A copy of the abstract(s) submitted to the 5th ECI (including author list in order) and abstract receipt confirmation(s)
  3. Applicant’s curriculum vitae with a complete list of current research funding, any travel awards to the 5th ECI, and all past AAI awards or grants
  4. A signed AAI Funding Confirmation Form (Trainee members must submit a Funding Confirmation Form completed by their PI; for trainees, PIs must report funding for their labs, not only the funding amount allocated for the trainee.)
  5. A signed AAI Trainee Certification Form (trainee members only)

Applications will be accepted beginning February 8, 2018. Complete application packages must be received by 11:59 PM Eastern on April 2, 2018. Packages must be uploaded as a single combined PDF file through your AAI member account at https://account.aai.org/login.htm. Incomplete application packages or applications that do not comply with the stated instructions will not be considered. AAI will not accept materials sent separately, through regular mail, or by email. Final award decisions are at the discretion of AAI.

2018 AAI European Congress of Immunology Travel Grant Recipients


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