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AAD Annual Meeting Registration Scholarship Program

Important update

Due to the impact of COVID-19 and the cancellation of the 2020 AAD Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, all 2020 Registration Scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the 2021 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California on March 18-23, 2021. No other applications will be accepted for the 2021 meeting. We will begin accepting applications for the 2022 Annual Meeting beginning in June 2021.

The AAD's International Affairs Committee offers attendance scholarships to international dermatologists to encourage their participation at the Academy's Annual Meeting. Dermatologists from all countries (with the exception of  the United States and Canada) are eligible to apply, with a limit of two applicants per country.

Accepting applications June 2021

Award: The scholarships include complimentary meeting registration, admission to one ticketed half-day course, and an invitation to attend the International Scholarship Recipient Reception and Dinner, as well as the International Member Reception.


  • Be a board-certified dermatologist

  • Applicants must be nominated by their National Dermatological Society

  • Officers are required to submit an online recommendation form for each applicant (up to two per country)

  • Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible

If you are a dermatological society and would like to nominate a member for this scholarship, contact Kari Webb at or (847) 240-1030.

If you are an applicant and would like to apply, please contact your national dermatological society.