DOS Society Fellowship for Partial Financial Assistance to Attend Conferences
Applications are invited for DOS Fellowship for partial financial assistance to attend conference(s).
Conferences:
 
International:Eight fellowships per year (Two fellowships can be awarded at a time if committee feels that papers are very good)
 
Maximum of Rs. 50,000/- per fellowship will be sanctioned
 
Partial travel fellowship to attend AIOC: Five fellowships per year
 
The last date of DOS Fellowship for Partial Financial Assistance to Attend Conference(s) for receiving application is 30th September for National Conference.
 
Maximum of Rs. 10,000/- per fellowship will be awarded out to five one to the winner of the DOS best paper (A C Aggarwal Trophy) for travel to present the paper in the forthcoming AIOC.
 

Eligibility:
DOS Life Members (Delhi Members only).
75 or More DCRS Points.
Accepted paper for oral presentation, poster, video or instruction course or invited guest speakers.

 
Time since last DOS Fellowship:
Preference will be given to member who has not attended conference in last three years. However if no applicant is found suitable the fellowship money will be passed on to next year. Members who has availed DOS fellowship once will not be eligible for next fellowship for a minimum period of three years.
 
Authorship:
The fellowship will be given only to presenting author. Presenting author has to obtain certificate from all other co-authors that they are not attending the said conference or not applying for grant for the same conference. (Preference will be given to author where other authors are not attending the same conference). If there is repeatability of same author group in that case preference will be given to new author or new group of authors. Preference will also be given to presenter who is attending the conference for the first time.
 
Quality of paper:
The applicant has to submit abstract along with full text to the DOS Fellowship Committee. The committee will review the paper for its scientific and academic standard. The paper should be certified by the head of the department / institution, that the work has been carried out in the institution. In case of individual practitioner he or she should mention the place of study and give undertaking that work is genuinefor invited guest speakers & instruction courses only acceptance letter is required. The fellowship committee while scrutinizing the paper may seek further clarification from the applicant before satisfying itself about the quality and authenticity of the paper. Only Single best paper has to be submitted by the applicant for review (6 copies). Quality of the paper will carry 50% weightage while deciding the final points.
 
Poster and Video:
The applicant will need to submit poster and video for review.
 
Credit to DOS:
The presenter will acknowledge DOS partial financial assistance in the abstract book / proceedings.
The author will present his or her paper in the immediate next DOS conference and it will be published in DJO / DOS Times.
 
Points Awarded:
The applicant will need to submit poster and video for review.
 
Credit to DOS:
The presenter will acknowledge DOS partial financial assistance in the abstract book / proceedings.
The author will present his or her paper in the immediate next DOS conference and it will be published in DJO / DOS Times.
 
Points Awarded:
 
1. Age of the Applicant
a. < 35 years
b. 36 to 45 years
c. 45 years plus
Points
10
07
05
 
2. Type of Presentation
a. Instructor/ Co-instructor of Course/Invited Speaker
b. Free Paper (Oral) / Video
c. Poster
Points
12
07
05
 
3. Institutional Affiliation
a. Academic Institution
b. Private Practitioner
Points
15
20
 
4. The points awarded for DCRS rating in the immediate past year
a. > 150
b. 75 - 150
c. < 75
Points

10
5
Not Eligible
 
 
Documents:
  • Proof for age. Date of Birth Certificate
  • Original / attested copy of letter of acceptance of paper for oral presentation / video / poster or instruction course / invited talks.
  • Details of announcement of the conference
  • Details of both International & National Conferences attended in previous three years.
  • Copy of letter from other national or international agency / agencies committing to bear partial cost of conference if any.
  • Original air travel boarding passes and photocopy of the attendance certificate of the conference.
  • Fellowship Money will be reimbursed only after submission of all the required documents and verified by the committee.
  • Undertaking from the applicant stating that above given information's are true.
  • If found guilty the candidate is liable to be barred for future fellowships.
 
Application should reach Secretary’s office and should be addressed to to Chairman Travel Grant Fellowship Committee before February 20, June 30, September 30 and December 30 for International Conference and National Conference. The committee will meet thrice in a year in the month of August, November and February with in 2 weeks of last date of receipt of applications. The committee will reply within four week of last date of submission in yes/no to the applicant. No fellowship will be given retrospectively, that means prior sanction of executive will be necessary.
 
Dr Subhash Dadeya
Secretary,
 
Delhi Ophthalmological Society
Room no 205 OPD Block , Guru Nanak Eye Center
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Marg
New Delhi – 110002
Ph : +91-11-65705229
Email: dosrecords@gmail.com