Travel Grant

APAO 60th Anniversary Prof. Yasuo Tano Travel Grant

In order to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) in 2020 and support more delegates attending the 35th APAO Congress, the APAO is pleased to double up the offer to 20 Prof. Yasuo Tano Travel Grants for young ophthalmologists in the Asia-Pacific region. Each successful applicant will receive US$1000 if they live outside the host country of the 35th APAO Congress (i.e. China), whereas those who live in the host country will receive US$300.

Priority will be given to ophthalmologists who are aged 40 or below, from a developing country and whose presentations (free paper, poster, e-poster or video) have been accepted by the Scientific Program Committee of the 35th APAO Congress. Please note that previous recipients of the Prof. Yasuo Tano Travel Grants are welcome to re-apply, though priority will be given to first-time recipients. Applications from travel grant recipients at the APAO 2019 Congress will not be accepted.

Interested delegates should complete the online application available on the congress system from June 3 to September 15, 2019. Selection results will be announced by December 2019.


APAO Young Ophthalmologists Travel Grant

In order to support young ophthalmologists attending the 35th APAO Congress, for the first time in history, the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology is launching its Young Ophthalmologists Travel Grants to up to 5 residents in training or fellows in the Asia-Pacific region. Each successful applicant will receive US$1000 if they live outside the host country of the 35th APAO Congress (i.e. China), whereas those who live in the host country will receive US$300.

Priority will be given to Residents and Trainees from a developing country and whose presentations (free paper, poster, e-poster or video) have been accepted by the Scientific Program Committee of the 35th APAO Congress. Identification letter from the training or program director for the Resident or Fellow must be produced should the applicant is selected for the grants.

Interested delegates should complete the online application available on the congress system from September 2 to October 31, 2019. Selection results will be announced by January 2020.