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Myers' Summer Travel Fellowship in Otolaryngology


This program is sponsored by the American Head and Neck Society and is intended to expose an under-represented minority medical student to the field of Head and Neck surgery specifically and Otolaryngology in general. A grant of $5000 will be awarded to a medical student to cover travel, lodging and food expenses for the summer experience. To apply, click the button below.

Please prepare the following:

  • A personal statement, not more than 500 words, detailing why you want this fellowship experience. Please include in the personal statement your underrepresented minority status.
  • A copy of your CV
  • One letter of recommendation

Students must be in good standing at an accredited US medical school. The deadline for submission is October 31, 2022 at 8 pm PST.



The grant of $5,000 includes the recipients roundtrip airfare, cost to travel to the meeting, transportation to and from, food and hotel stay expenses at the AHNS Annual/International Meetings. At the AHNS Annual/International Meeting the student will share their Summer experience via PowerPoint presentation and can network with AHNS members.

Participants will be assigned to a clinical faculty mentor and will rotate on his or her clinical service and have the chance to participate in the care of Head and Neck Cancer patients in the outpatient setting, inpatient environment, as well as the operating room. Summer fellows will also perform basic, translational, clinical, or population-based research under the guidance of a chosen/assigned research mentor.