Lee G. Luna Foreign Travel Scholarship

Sponsored by Leica Biosystems 

The scholarship is to support foreign educational endeavors with the intent of learning and sharing histopathologic techniques.


$6,000 travel scholarship distributed on a reimbursement basis, recognized at the NSH annual awards banquet.

Criteria/Applicant Requirements

  • Recipient must be an NSH member for a minimum of 2 consecutive years.
  • Can be nominated or can self-apply, but must use the application form (download here).
  • Must have at least one letter of recommendation that outlines the applicant’s commitment to the profession.
  • CV/Resume required
  • Only complete application packages received by the closing date will be considered.

Additional Application Requirements

  • Narrative stating his/her desire, ability and reason(s) to travel abroad.
  • Official correspondence to/from the foreign facility, institution or laboratory or convention chairperson (if attending a meeting) stating agreement with and purpose of the visit, including tentative dates of travel.
  • Submit an article for the NSH In Action” within ninety (90) days following his/her return to the United States.
Anyone who has recieved the Lee Luna Foreign Travel Scholarship within the last 5 years is ineligible for this scholarship. 

Past Recipients