Allied Trade Association


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Industry Partner: Lama

LAMA is an association dedicated to advancing the quality of management and care of laboratory animals throughout the world.

Since its establishment in 1984, LAMA has grown to over 700 members residing in geographical locations as widespread as Asia, Australia, Europe and Canada. The membership continues an active role in AALAS and the career field by providing leadership to numerous committees and organizations on local, state and national levels.


The Allied Trade Association (ATA) is making available up to four $800 scholarships for LAMA members attending their first LAMA/ATA Annual Meeting for 2018 in Virginia Beach, VA. The scholarships will cover the meeting registration fee ($445) and up to $355 to cover various travel expenses. Selection of the scholarship recipients will be based on merit and a financial need.

Applicants must provide the following information:

■ A completed ATA scholarship application form. Go to LAMA website for the official application.
■ A letter of recommendation from his/her supervisor
■ Current curriculum vitae or resume
■ A letter of request stating why you would like to attend the LAMA / ATA Annual Meeting. This letter should include the goals and objectives the candidate wishes to achieve, and evidence that without financial support from the ATA, the candidate would not be able to attend.

Deadline for application submission is December 31, 2017. Scholarship selections will be announced in early February.

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