2022 ANA International Outreach Travel Scholarship Application


Applications are now being accepted. Deadline is January 21, 2022

** Incomplete applications will not be considered or reviewed".**



The purpose of the International Outreach Travel Scholarship is to allow young neurologists the opportunity to pursue their global interests in neurology. This opportunity will take advantage of the excellent mentorship opportunities within the ANA membership and catapult new collaborations for future careers in a variety of neurological disciplines. The travel scholarship provides reimbursement up to but not to exceed $5000 for roundtrip airfare, country entry, medical evacuation, and repatriation insurance (if institutional insurance is unavailable), visas, medical license, accommodations, and local transport during an abroad rotation, and/or vaccinations/travel-related medications.

Eligible Candidates

Eligible candidates include ANA Members who are neurology residents, fellows or junior faculty and are within the first three years from the start date of their first faculty appointment at the time of application.

Applicants must provide the following suppporting documents ( upload section is found further down in this application)

  1. ANA Mentor’s letter. The mentor must be an ANA member with at least Assistant Professor level appointment.
  2. A letter of support from their chair, residency director, or division chief clearly indicating their support for the planned travel (6 weeks minimum) and for the applicant to attend the ANA meeting in their year following their scholarship.
  3. A letter of support from the host institution in a low or middle-income country
  4. Current CV 
  5. The IOTS Detailed Travel Proposal using the form found in this application

Application Review Process

Click on this link to the Application Review Process to see the process used by the International Outreach Committee to judge submissions.


  • I am a current ANA member in good standing 
  • I am in good standing with my respective training/employment programs
  • ​I agree I will complete basic and advanced security in the field training through the United Nations ( available online)
  • I agree to allow my summary, name, institution and project title to be listed on the ANA website
  • ​I agree to submit a formal report to the ANA International Outreach Committee and Board of Directors within 90 days of return.
  • I agree to work in the host country for a minimum of six (6) weeks, traveling within the academic year following the award, unless there are special circumstances that are approved by the International Outreach Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • I agree to submit an abstract to the ANA in the Global Neurology category and/or present a poster or data blitz at the next Annual Meeting following my travel. 
  • I agree that anything above the scholarship maximum of $5000 provided by the ANA  is my responsibility 
Detailed Travel Proposal

Before submitting your application, download and complete all eight sections of the Detailed Travel Proposal document*. Once your have finished updating the Travel Proposal document, upload it, complete this  application and  submit .

*The template provided below must be used for your detailed travel proposal

Detailed Travel Proposal Template


Please follow the outline provided in the application form
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Section I: Submitter Information
Section II: File Uploads
Letter from Faculty Department Chair, Fellowship Director or Residency Directory
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