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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, 2023.

    Please read the instructions carefully before filling out the application:

    • All scholarship recipients must arrive in Anaheim, CA on Tuesday, September 19, 2023
    • 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 Anaheim, CA, and all required social events from Tuesday, September 19th to Saturday, September 23rd.

    Research Scholarships 

    The AAST Research and Education Fund Scholarships are open from November - March 1. For criteria, click here.

    2022 AAST Research Scholarship Application

    AAST/ACS Health Policy Scholarship

     2023 Health Policy Scholarship Online Application

    The deadline for applications is March 17, 2023, at 11:59 pm CT. 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 2023.

    AAST/ACS International Scholarship

    This scholarship will reopen in June of 2023 for the 2024 Annual Meeting.

    Thank you!

    Supporting materials and questions should be directed here.

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