2020 APACRS Travel Grant

Application Criteria

  1. Applicant must be an ophthalmology trainee/fellow below 35 years old and must not have previously received the APACRS Travel Grants.
  2. Applicant must be endorsed by local Cataract & Refractive Surgery Society, affiliated to the APACRS.
  3. Each affliated local society will review applications from its own country and nominate up to three (3) candidates.
  4. Applications must be submitted via the form below by Thursday, 12 December 2019, 23:59 (UTC +8) together with the applicant’s abstract, brief CV and letter of verification of traineeship from head of department. Late submissions will not be accepted. 
  5. Successful applicant whose abstract has been accepted for presentation as Free Paper/Poster or Video for the 2020 APACRS Film Festival must be present at the meeting. Those with Free Paper presentation must present their paper in person at the assigned Free Paper session.
  6. Each travel grant is worth up to USD 1,355 comprising reimbursement of USD 1,000 to defray travel & accommodation expenses and USD 355 for meeting registration at 1st tier early bird rate for trainees and fellows. Reimbursement will be paid after the meeting.

Deadline for submission: 12 December 2019

APACRS Affliated Regional Societies

  • Bangladesh Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (BSCRS)
  • Chinese Cataract Society (CCS)
  • Indonesian Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (INASCRS)
  • Intraocular Implant & Refractive Surgery India (IIRSI)
  • Japanese Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (JSCRS)
  • Korean Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (KSCRS)
  • Philippine Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (PSCRS)
  • Thai Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (THSCRS)
  • Vietnam Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (VSCRS)

APPLICATION FORM FOR 2020 APACRS TRAVEL GRANT
Fields marked with asterisk * are required.
 
Name of Applicant*: (full name)   Date of Birth*:
    (Day) (Month) (Year)
 
 
Institution / Place of Practice*:   Designation*:
 
 
Address*:
 
Country*:
(Applicant must be an ophthalmology trainee/fellow from country with regional society affiliated to the APACRS.)
 
Email*:   Contact Number*:
 
 

 
Abstract Submitted For*:
(Presentation type - Abstract Category)
 
Title of Abstract*: (Maximum 150 characters with spaces)

150 characters left.
 
Abstract*: (Maximum 850 characters with spaces)

850 characters left.
 
Upload brief CV*:
(In .pdf, .doc or .docx format. Maximum file size: 2MB)  View sample CV
 
Upload letter of verification of traineeship from head of department*:
(In .pdf, .jpg or .png format. Maximum file size: 2MB)
 

I hereby declare that the information provided is true and correct. I also understand that any willful dishonesty may render for refusal of this application.

 
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