Overcoming the challenges of implementing high value tests in the clinical lab



Help Us Reach Our Educational Support Goal of $40,000
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Educational Grant Application



*Please select the Grant Type that you are applying for:

Young Investigator: Abstract required to be submitted separately.
Trainee (Lab Director-to-be): No abstract required.
Lab Director: No abstract required.
Surgical Pathologist (includes Residents and Fellows in training): No abstract required.

Grant Awards Cover Conference and Short Course Registration Only.
If you receive a grant award you will be sent a Discount Code to register for the event.

I am a previous grantee for the grant for which I am applying.
I am interested in volunteering during the conference for 1-2+ hrs.
Examples include: Registration Desk (badge distribution, etc), AV Deputy (proactively identify and report AV issues) & Poster Placement Support in Exhbit Hall
I am interested in serving as a 2nd Chair during a scientific session.
This role will support the primary Chair. Activities include: collecting and preparing presentation bios for the Chair, identifying the presenters prior to the session and verifying that they have uploaded and proofed their presentations, reporting av issues, communicating with admin in case of missing presenters, preparing questions to ask presenters during Q&A.
*First Name:
*Last Name:
*Highest Degree(s):
*Current Affiliation:
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*Academic Status:
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Mentor Contact Info

This is only REQUIRED for Young Investigators and Trainees.

Your mentor will be sent an email link to submit a brief note in support your application.

An automated email will be sent to your mentor (via the email address entered below) upon submission of this application with a reminder and instructions.

Mentor Name (First and Last):
Mentor Email:
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*My Personal Statement:

  1. Brief statement indicating your interest in participating in the MSACL Conference.
  2. Auto Limited to 2000 characters.


*My Brief Biosketch:

  1. No CVs. Brief summary of your educational and professional history.
  2. 2-3 paragraphs.
  3. Auto-Limited to 2000 characters.
  4. No publications.


Following application submission, a Confirmation Email will be sent to your email address that will contain a Confirmation link. You MUST click on the link in the email to confirm your submission. Any submissions not confirmed within 1 week are deleted from the system. If you do not receive a confirmation email please contact MSACL directly at [email protected].