International scholarships to young surgeons

International scholarships to young surgeons

The American College of Surgeons is offering international scholarships to young surgeons from countries other than the United States or Canada who have demonstrated strong interests in teaching and research. Applicants must submit their applications from their intended permanent location. Applications will be accepted for processing only when the applicants have been in surgical practice, teaching, or research for a minimum of one year at their intended permanent location, following completion of all formal training (including fellowships and scholarships). The application deadline is July 1, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of medicine.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to young surgeons for teaching and research in North America and to attend and participate fully in the educational opportunities and activities of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.
Scholarship Provider: The American College of Surgeons
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: The scholarship requirements are:
-Applicants must be graduates of schools of medicine.
-Applicants must be at least 35 years old, but under 45, on the date that the completed application is filed.
-Applicants must submit their applications from their intended permanent location. Applications will be accepted for processing only when the applicants have been in surgical practice, teaching, or research for a minimum of one year at their intended permanent location, following completion of all formal training (including fellowships and scholarships).
-Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to teaching and/or research in accordance with the standards of the applicant’s country.
-Early careerists are deemed more suitable than those who are serving in senior academic appointments.
-Applicants must submit a fully completed application form provided by the College on its website. The application and accompanying materials must be typewritten and in English. Submission of a curriculum vitae only is not acceptable.
-Applicants must provide a list of all of their publications and must submit, in addition, three complete publications (reprints or manuscripts) of their choice from that list.
-Preference may be given to applicants who have not already experienced training or surgical fellowships in North America.

Scholarship Open for International Students: International applicants (other than the United States or Canada) can apply for these scholarships.

Scholarship Description: American-College-of-Surgeons-logoThe American College of Surgeons offers International Guest Scholarships to young surgeons from countries other than the United States or Canada who have demonstrated strong interests in teaching and research. The scholarships, in the amount of $10,000 each, provide the Scholars with an opportunity to visit clinical, teaching, and research activities in North America and to attend and participate fully in the educational opportunities and activities of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? These international scholarships, in the amount of $10,000 each, provide the Scholars with an opportunity to visit clinical, teaching, and research activities in North America and to attend and participate fully in the educational opportunities and activities of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. The scholarships provide successful applicants with the privilege of participating in the College’s annual Clinical Congress in October 2015, with public recognition of their presence. They will receive gratis admission to selected postgraduate courses plus admission to all lectures, demonstrations, and exhibits, which are an integral part of the Clinical Congress. Assistance will be provided in arranging visits, following the Clinical Congress, to various clinics and universities of their choice.

Selection Criteria: Preference may be given to applicants who have not already experienced training or surgical fellowships in North America.

Notification: All applicants will be notified of the selection committee’s decision in November 2015.

Online Application: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is July 1, 2015, 

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