4 November, 2019.



(Paid Opportunity)


This scholarship is designed to provide eligible international candidates the opportunity to attend and participate in the Annual Meeting about neurology, for staff neurologists or faculty members in neurology department, It is not necessary to be a member to apply.

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 AAN was founded in 1948, now represents more than 36,000 members and is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered care and enhancing member career satisfaction.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Neurology.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

7 days.

25 April – 1 May, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  1. Citizen of a nation outside the United States and Canada.
  2. Resident living outside of the United States and Canada at the time of application.
  3. Candidates having not attended previous AAN annual meetings will be given preference over those who have.
  4. The applicant should be a medical school graduate and current clinical trainee (resident or fellow), staff neurologist, or faculty member in a neurology department in their country of residence. Medical school, master’s degree, and Ph.D. students are not eligible. 
  5. The applicant should be less than 36 years of age or must explain why there is a need for the scholarship if their age is over 36.
  6. The applicant must explain how attending the meeting will affect the development of their career and how it will help with neurology education and patient services in their country. (Summary Letter)
  7. The applicant shall submit an abstract for a paper or poster for the annual meeting. The Committee will use this to assess the academic potential of the applicant. The award will not be contingent on acceptance of the paper or poster for presentation at the annual meeting. While the abstract must be submitted through the official AAN abstract submission site, (by October 21) a copy must be included with the award application.
  8. The applicant should be recommended by the Chair of the Academic Department, mentor or supervisor for which they are working. The Chair must submit a summary letter describing any financial resources the Department has available to it, such as faculty education or travel funds, and why this individual deserves the scholarship.
  9. Nominee must submit a copy of their CV, including a list of publications.
  10. Recipients will be asked to complete a Statement of Citizenship or IRS Form 1099.
  11. Chosen award winners are eligible to win the award one time.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

Recipient will receive:

  • Waived registration for the 2020 Annual Meeting.
  • $2,500 to use toward Annual Meeting expenses to include hotel accommodations, round-trip coach airfare to the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, ground transportation, and meal expenses. The scholarship recipients are responsible for obtaining their own visas, but the AAN will provide documentation that recipient has received the scholarship, if required to obtain the visa.
  • Note:- Expenses over $2,500 will be the recipient’s responsibility.

How to Apply

First Step: If you are a member of the AAN, click here to login.  If not, click here to continue to the award application.

Second Step: complete the application.

The Required documents: 

  • C.V
  • Letter of Nomination from Chair.
  • Photo (PDF)
  • Research Abstract.
  • Summary Letter from Applicant.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Eslam Wahby/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Samah Gacem/ Algeria
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team