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AAV Conference Scholarship Application

Note: All materials need to be submitted in English for the application to be considered.

Information regarding the Conference Scholarship

By filling out this form and submitting this together with the additional required information, you are applying for the Conference Scholarship of the AAV for attendance of the 2018 Conference to be held September 22-27, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Recipient of the Conference Scholarship will receive complementary main conference registration, one wet lab, and up to $2,000 for travel expenses.



Motivation Letter

Please include a motivation letter addressing:

a)    your interest in avian medicine and surgery, aviculture and/or avian conservation

b)    your dedication to improve the standard of avian veterinary work in your country or region in the past and in future

c)    your ability and skills to educate/share information

d)    your financial need

The motivation letter may be as a separate document (in word or pdf format) together with this application.

Short Biography

Brief biographical sketch of yourself, including your professional background in avian medicine.

Note: This biography will be published in the AAV Newsletter upon the applicant receiving and accepting the Conference scholarship

3000 of 3000 characters remaining


This file should include the following items:


1. Veterinary college and year of graduation

2. Current Affiliation (Institution or Practice)

 Indicate if currently enrolled in either internship/residency or Master’s degree in avian medicine

3. Current and past professional activities (list in reversed chronological order)

4. Previous training and education

5. Organization membership (professional, scientific, conservation)

6. Number of years of membership of AAV in consecutive years prior to this year’s conference

7. Previous attendances to AAV or related conferences (either in the USA or in Europe or Australia)

Please indicate which conference, including the year and location

8. Presentations held at AAV or related conferences (either in the USA or in Europe or Australia)

Please provide title(s) of the presentation(s) and conference(s) at which the presentation(s) was/were given, including the year and location.

9. Poster presentations at AAV or related conferences (either in the USA or in Europe or Australia)

Please provide title(s) of the poster(s) and conference(s) at which the poster presentation(s) was/were given, including the year and location.

10. List of scientific publications related to avian medicine

Proposal for Dissemination


Please include a proposal for dissemination of information gained at the conference demonstrating the extent of the impact and benefits that attending the conference would have for you, your co-workers, and for others involved with avian medicine in your region and/or country.

Supporting Letters of Recommendation

Please include two letters of recommendation (e.g. from local organizations or current active members of the AAV) in pdf or word format together with this form

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