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Special Travel Fund for International Congress.
—The National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness today announced the establishment of a special travel fund designed to aid younger ophthalmologists and other scientists engaged in ophthalmological teaching or research to attend the 18th International Ophthalmology Congress. The Congress is being held in Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 8-12, 1958.The fund was made possible by a grant from the National Advisory Neurological Diseases and Blindness Council to a Council subcommittee. In authorizing the grant, the Council noted that "an International Congress offers enormous value in the training and exchange of ideas" among scientific investigators.The subcommittee has asked that all applications for aid from the fund be made in letter form and addressed to Dr. Gordon H. Seger, Chief, Extramural Programs, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness, Bethesda, Md. The letter of application should also provide a brief review of the applicant's
News and Comment. AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1958;59(1):144. doi:10.1001/archopht.1958.00940020172014