Submission Start Date: Opening June 28, 2017
Nomination/Application Deadline: July 21, 2017

The ACNN/CNS Education Travel Award awards financial assistance to ACNN members who attend the ACNN/CNS Annual Meeting. Up to $750.00 will be awarded for expenses related to attendance at the annual meeting including registration, lodging and/or travel. Expenses related to meals, liquor, entertainment, car rental, taxi or shuttle services will not be covered. A completed ACNN Education Travel Award Reimbursement Request and appropriate receipts must be submitted to the ACNN treasurer c/o the Child Neurology Society national office electronically or by postal mail with within 30 days of the ACNN/CNS Annual Meeting. The Reimbursement Request form will be provided by the ACNN Treasurer when the recipients receive the award notification letter.

Multiple awards are available annually.

Eligibility: Open to all current ACNN members in good standing, excluding Award Committee members and recipients of the award within the past three years. Only one Board member per year may be eligible for the award.

Submission Requirements:

  • Nominees must be a current member of ACNN Click Here to Apply for Membership
  • Nominations can be made by anyone who is familiar with the nominee’s professional qualifications
  • All applications must be complete to be considered
  • Faxed or mailed copies will not be accepted

Review Process:

  1. The review is blinded. Each application will be assigned a review number by the Chair of the Awards Committee. 
  2. Applications will then be distributed to the ACNN Award Committee for review.
  3. Review will be conducted in accordance with criteria approved by the ACNN Board.  ACNN seeks to have diversity amongst its CNS Education Travel Award for ACNN Members recipients in any given year. 
  4. ACNN Board approves awards based on recommendations from the Committee.
  5. The level of funding for each award will be at the discretion of the ACNN Board of Directors and dependent upon available funds.  

Phone Inquires: Amy Vierhile, RN, MS, PPCNP-BC, 585- 275-4762 or email

Nomination form:

Recipient Announced: August 1, 2017