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  • Scholarships Application

  • A major goal of the AAST is to provide research scholarships each year to young investigators to further trauma research and scholarships for Medical Students, Residents, and In-Training Fellows to attend the AAST Annual Meetings. AAST also offers scholarship opportunities in conjunction with other trauma and surgery organizations.

    Annual Meeting Scholarships 

    Annual meeting scholarships are available for medical students, residents, and in-training fellows. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage young investigators to become a part of the AAST community, network with leading trauma surgeons, and engage in the cutting edge program at the Annual Meeting. The scholarship includes 4 Nights Hotel, Meeting Registration, and a $200 per diem. Air Fare is not included and is the responsibility of the Scholarship Recipient.

    Applications must be filled out electronically by June 1, 2024.

    Please read the instructions carefully before filling out the application:

    • All scholarship recipients must arrive in Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday, September 10, 2024
    • Applications not completed correctly, incomplete, or late will be disqualified.
    • Only electronic applications will be accepted.
    • Scholarship recipients are required to attend the entire AAST Meeting in Las Vegas, NV, and all required social events from Tuesday, September 10th to Saturday, September 14, 2024

    Research Scholarships 

    The deadline for the AAST Research Scholarship is 11:59 PM (all US time zones), March 1, 2024. For criteria, click here.

    2024 AAST Research Scholarship Application

    AAST/ACS Health Policy Scholarship

    2024 Health Policy Scholarship Online Application

    Open call for applications is in January. The deadline to apply for the Health Policy Scholarships is March 15, 2024. An awardee will be selected by a committee consisting of members of ACS. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process in May 2024.

    AAST/ACS International Scholarship

    This scholarship will reopen in June of 2024 for the 2025 Annual Meeting.

    Thank you!

    Supporting materials and questions should be directed here.

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