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  • RSNA 2018
  • RSNA 2018 International Travel Stipend Program

  • RSNA members have the power to vastly improve local healthcare through the knowledge and experience gained at the RSNA annual meeting. In recognition of the financial costs associated with travel to the annual meeting, RSNA has created the International Travel Stipend Program to support attendees from developing or low-resource nations.

    About the Program

    The RSNA International Travel Stipend Program provides assistance to eligible members to partially defray travel expenses related to attending the RSNA annual meeting in Chicago. Beginning in 2018, up to 50 awards of $500 and complimentary registration to the annual meeting will be available for eligible candidates.

    RSNA 2018 International Travel Stipend Program  

    Eligibility Criteria

    Applicants must be RSNA members in good standing and currently living in an eligible country to apply. Countries eligible for the program are reviewed annually and based on the World Bank list of low-income countries.

    Qualified candidates must specify how the knowledge and experience gained from attending the RSNA annual meeting will be of benefit and impact local healthcare. The recipient must personally attend the RSNA annual meeting to claim the travel stipend. English proficiency is required.

    Application Requirements

    To apply for the International Travel Stipend Program, the following requirements must be met:

    1. Completed online application form
    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Proof of proficiency in English, where applicable (a TOEFL or equivalent test score taken within the last two years). For applicants of countries where English is an official language, a TOEFL test is not required, but the letter from their home institution must attest to your verbal fluency in English.
    4. A 400-word personal statement that testifies how the International Travel Stipend Program will benefit you.
    5. A letter of support from a department chair or other statement supporting your financial need.


    The deadline to apply for a 2018 RSNA International Travel Stipend is April 30, 2018. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status in July 2018.

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