The Child Neurology Society is now accepting applications for the 2016 Bernard D’Souza International Fellowship Award, which will sponsor a child neurologist from a developing country's attendance at the 45th Annual Meeting of the CNS to be held in Vancouver, BC (October 26-29). This will be preceded or followed by a visit to a selected training program in North America. The purpose of the award is to promote child neurology in developing countries.


Expenses covered: 
1) Meeting registration fee waiver
2) Round-trip coach fare originating and ending in home country with in-between flights to/from Vancouver, BC and a single host training program (strong preference for child neurology programs within 150 mile radius of Vancouver, BC); travel arranged through CNS designated travel agent 
3) Hotel room nights at CNS Annual Meeting and up to one-week at host training program (CNS designated hotel)
4) Standard per diem payment for Vancouver, BC and host training program city (including transportation to and from airport). 
5) Award recipient will be responsible for all other expenses


  • Applicant trained in a developing country
  • Applicant is practicing child neurology in an academic environment in a developing country
  • Applicant should be prepared to present a scientific paper in English
  • Preference will be shown to applicants less than age 45 years. 

Deadline for receipt of applications is May 20, 2016