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The AAALAC International Fellowship Award


starDue to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the AAALAC International Fellowship program has been suspended with plans to resume in 2021. 

A new online application is in development and will be launched soon — check back here to APPLY FOR A 2021 AAALAC FELLOWSHIP!

The AAALAC International Fellowship Award is presented by AAALAC International through grants from Priority One Services, Inc. and Datesand Group Ltd, in cooperation with AALAS, IAT, the Medical Research Council, and the National Institutes of Health.

The AAALAC International Fellowship recognizes two outstanding individuals — one IAT Registered (RAnTech) and one AALAS Registered (RALAT, RLAT, RLATG, CMAR) — who have made (or have the potential to make) significant contributions to the field of laboratory animal care and use.

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If you are IAT Registered...

Deadline for receiving application packages is June 1, 2021. Online application coming soon, link will be posted here.

(Please note the Fellowship program has been suspended for 2020 due to COVID-19.)

The IAT Registered winner will receive a week-long guest visit to prestigious biomedical research facilities in the U.S. this autumn, plus complimentary attendance at the National AALAS Meeting, the U.S.'s largest laboratory animal science and technology meeting. All registration, travel, lodging, meals, and out-of-pocket expenses are covered (receipts are required).

Timeline for the IAT Registered Participants nomination process:

  • Call for nominations: February, March, April, May
  • Nomination package deadline: June 1
  • Selection Committee reviews nomination packages: June-July
  • Award recipients notified: August 1

If you are AALAS Registered...

Deadline for receiving application packages is October 1, 2021. Online application coming soon, link will be posted here.

(Please note the Fellowship program has been suspended for 2020 due to COVID-19.)

The AALAS registered winner will receive a week-long guest visit to prestigious biomedical research facilities in the U.K. next spring, plus complimentary attendance at the conjoint (IAT, LASA and LAVA) AST 2020 Animal Science and Technology Conference (www.ast2020.org), the U.K.'s largest laboratory animal science and technology meeting. All registration, travel, lodging, meals, and out-of-pocket expenses are covered (receipts are required).

Timeline for the AALAS Registered Participants nomination process:

  • Call for nominations: June, July, August, September
  • Nomination package deadline: October 1
  • Selection Committee reviews nomination packages: October-November
  • Award recipients notified: December 1

    Nomination packages must include (complete criteria):

    1. Nominating letter (candidates may self-nominate)
    2. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    3. Up to three letters of support
    4. Written statement (up to 500 words) by the candidate describing why s/he should be selected for this award
    5. Candidate’s contact information (mailing address, email address and phone number)

    The Nomination Package should be sent to:

    The International Fellowship Committee
    c/o AAALAC International
    5205 Chairman's Court, Suite 300
    Frederick, MD  21703
    United States
    Fax: 301.696.9627
    Email: fellow@aaalac.org

    If you have any questions about this award call +301.696.9626 or e-mail fellow@aaalac.org.