FITs – apply for an award and a travel scholarship!

Fellows-in-Training (FITs): Be recognized for your outstanding research and apply for a travel scholarship to attend the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting Nov. 15-19 in Seattle!

Clemens von Pirquet Awards

The Alliance of ACAAI acknowledges three FITs for the best abstracts on any aspect of allergy/immunology or related fields. You must indicate you wish to be considered for a Clemens von Pirquet Award on the abstract submission site when you submit your abstract.

Award-winning abstracts are selected by the Abstract Review Committee. Award winners present their research at an Oral Concurrent Session. Winners receive cash awards from $1,000 to $2,500. Get information on the criteria and application requirements. Questions? Contact

Travel scholarships

The College provides travel scholarships to FITs in North America to attend the Annual Meeting. The application, due by Aug. 31, is available online. For more information contact

Note: FITs who are completing their fellowship in 2018 are still eligible for travel scholarships.

Want to know more about the meeting? Senior FIT Rep Amar Dixit has the inside scoop on what it's like, through a FIT's eyes.

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