Travel Grants & Scholarships

PAS Congress Attendee Travel Grant & Scholarship Opportunities

Travel Grants

Travel Grant notifications have been sent to the submitting applicant; if you did not receive a notification please contact the MDS Secretariat. A separate email notification was sent for each submitted abstract.

Fellowship Scholarships

The PAS Congress Fellowship Scholarship application is now closed. All applicants will receive a notification email regarding the outcome of their application in April 2018.

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The PAS Congress Fellowship Scholarship program is open to all current fellows and/or residents entering into a fellowship program in 2018 in the field of Movement Disorders residing within the MDS-PAS region. MDS Membership is encouraged but not required to qualify for the PAS Congress Fellowship Scholarship program.

Did you know that MDS Membership is FREE for residents, fellows, and those training in healthcare or scientific research? Visit the MDS Membership webpage for details.

Fellowship status must be confirmed in writing by the applicant’s fellowship director or training facilitator, and submitted at the time of application. Applications received without written verification of fellowship status will not be accepted.

Fellowship status verification letters must contain all of the following criteria:

  • Applicant’s name, title and address
  • Institution name, address
  • Fellowship program start date and anticipated program completion date
  • Director’s signature and date

For a fellowship verification letter template, please click here*. (*Please note: Any form of written fellowship verification that includes the criteria listed above will be accepted; it is not required that you use this template.)

DEADLINE: March 30, 2018

The 2018 PAS Congress Fellowship Scholarship program will accept applications from January 8, 2018 – March 30, 2018. Late submissions will not be accepted. 

  Application Review

Submitted PAS Congress Fellowship Scholarship applications will receive a cumulative score based on the responses provided. Fellowship verification letters will be reviewed and program directors may be contacted as needed for confirmation. The selected Fellowship Scholarship awardees will be verified by the PAS Congress Scientific Program Committee Chairs.

  Confirmation and Notification Processes

A confirmation email will be automatically sent to the email address provided in the application. This email is verification that the submission was successfully received and will be reviewed. If a confirmation email is not received within 24 hours of submission, it is likely that the application was not successfully received, and must be resubmitted.

All applicants will receive a notification email regarding the outcome of their application in April 2018. The results of the notification are final; requests for reevaluation will not considered.

  Fellowship Scholarship Award Details

Fellowship Scholarship recipients will receive waived registration fees and $1,000 USD to assist with the cost of travel and participation at the 2018 PAS Congress. Please note that housing, meals and transportation are not provided. 

  PAS Congress Attendance is Required to Receive the Scholarship 

Attendance at the 2018 PAS Congress is required for all Fellowship Scholarship recipients. Please only apply for a Fellowship Scholarship if you plan to travel to Miami, FL for the 2018 PAS Congress.

If you are awarded a Fellowship Scholarship and your attendance status for the PAS Congress changes for any reason, please contact the MDS International Secretariat at at the earliest opportunity so we may redistribute the scholarship to another qualified candidate. Please note: the PAS Congress Fellowship Scholarship is only transferrable via the MDS International Secretariat.

Thank you for your interest in the PAS Congress Fellowship Scholarship program. Please feel free to contact the MDS International Secretariat at with any questions.

For More Information

International Secretariat
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202 USA
Phone: +1 414-276-2145
Fax: +1 414-276-3349

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