To assist otolaryngologists from outside the U.S.A. to attend the annual ASPO meeting.   


— to train otolaryngologists from countries other than the US and Canada so they can return to teach colleagues and raise the standard of pediatric otolaryngology care.

— to create relationships with sister institutions or national societies.


From 2012-2017, a $2000 scholarship is available each year to assist with travel expenses. The international visiting scholar will be required to pay meeting registration fees out of this scholarship, as well as all expenses beyond the $2000.   Additional scholarships may be available depending on donations.

Application process:

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and Curriculum Vitae (CV) outlining his/her medical training and current position to the ASPO Program Committee Chair, Deepak Mehta, MD (dkmehta@texaschildrens.org). Within the letter the applicant should discuss how attending the meeting will assist him/her with their future medical practice, and the training of other otolaryngologists.   

Application deadline: 

January 2 of each year.   Awards will be announced Feb 1 of each year.