Student Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship Program

Student/Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship Program

Applications for ICED 2018 Accepted from September 1 – October 15th at 11:59PM ET. 


The AED Scholarship Fund supports up to seven (7) travel fellowships in the amount of $1,500 for students and early career investigators to attend the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED). 

Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be a current student AED member, or a completed membership application must accompany the fellowship materials.
  • Applicants must be a full-time student in a degree program, including physicians-in-training with interest or involvement in the field of eating and related disorders, or fewer than three (3) years posttraining. 
  • Successful candidates will have a demonstrated interest in research in eating and weight disorders, show promise as researchers.
  • Individuals who have received this award more than once, or in the prior year (i.e., 2017), are not eligible.
  • Although individuals who have received this award once are eligible, preference will be given to applicants who have not previously received a travel fellowship.

Application Guidelines:

Materials Submitted by Nominees:

  • Common Application Form. 
  • Personal Statement: Please include a brief statement describing your research interest in the field of eating disorders, your career goals, and how the fellowship will further these goals. 
  • Curriculum Vitae: Please include a current curriculum vitae including academic degrees, appointments, recent employment history, teaching activities, community activities, references for any publiations or presentations at eating disorder conferences, meetings, or seminars.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Please include two letters of recommendation from a faculty member from your institution or the eating disorders field. This letter should be no longer than 500 words in the length and should address the importance of nominee's suitability for the fellowship.
  • ICED 2018 Abstracts: If you submitted an abstract for the 2018 International Conference on Eating Disorders, please include an electronic copy of that abstract.
  • Documentation of Status: Please include one of the following:
    • Documentation of current training status as an undergraduate student, graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, or resident in a field of study of relevance to the understanding or treatment/prevention of eating and weight disorders (student ID card or letter from supervisor), OR
    • Description of your academic appointment no more than three (3) years post training.

Application Review Process:

  • Applications will be reviewed by the AED Awards and Scientific Review Committee.
  • All application materials should be sent via email with the subject line Student/Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship to the AED Headquarters at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 11:59 pm ET on October 15th.
  • All applicants will be notified of the results no later than January 15th.

Questions? Contact AED Headquarters: admin@aedweb.org 

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