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World Allergy Organization
WAO's mission: To be a global resource and advocate in the field of allergy, advancing excellence in clinical care through education, research and training as a world-wide alliance of allergy and clinical immunology societies.

wac 2007World Allergy Organization (WAO) Announces

WAO-Schering-Plough Corporation (SPC),
WAO-European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), &
WAO-American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)

World Allergy Congress 2007, 2-6 December, Bangkok, Thailand

DEADLINE: 5 July 2007

The World Allergy Organization (WAO), in partnerships with Schering-Plough Corporation (SPC), the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, announces the WAO-SPC, WAO-EAACI, and WAO-AAAAI Travel Grants for young scientists to attend WAO’s World Allergy Congress (WAC) in Bangkok, Thailand, 2-6 December 2007.

Applicants for travel grants must meet the following criteria:

  1. The applicant must be within five (5) years of his/her latest degree. 
  2. The applicant must submit an abstract. The abstract must be accepted for either oral or poster presentation at the Congress. Please visit the abstract submission website to submit your abstract. Only electronic submissions of abstracts are being accepted.

Travel grants are available to reduce personal costs involved in attending the Congress. They are not intended to cover the recipient’s total travel and accommodation costs.

Monetary awards will be given based on the recipient’s geographical location.

In addition to the monetary award, the Congress registration fee will be waived for award recipients. There will also be a luncheon in recognition of this and other travel awards, at which you will have the chance to meet other awardees and many renowned allergists.

To apply for a WAO-SPC / WAO-EAACI / WAO-AAAAI Travel Grant to attend the WAC 2007, complete the Travel Grant Application and attach the appropriate supporting materials. The application and supporting materials must be received by 5 July 2007.  Please either fax (+1 414 276 3349) or email ( your application (if emailing, please note “Travel Grant Application - <FULL NAME>” in the subject line). 

For Travel Grant Application Form, click here

Applications for travel grants will be reviewed in August at the time of the Abstract Review Meeting. Applicants will be notified in September 2007 regarding the status of their travel grant application. 

For questions regarding travel grants, please contact the WAO Secretariat:

World Allergy Organization
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202 USA
Tel: +1 414 276 1791
Fax: +1 414 276 3349
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