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Consider applying for two ACS scholarships


 

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) International Relations Committee has announced the availability of the following scholarships for 2018.

Community Surgeon Travel Awards

The International Relations Committee of the ACS has announced the availability of Community Surgeon Travel Awards. This new program provides a stipend of $4,000 to enable international surgeons ages 30–50 in regional or community hospitals/clinics or financially challenged surgical departments to attend the ACS Clinical Congress 2018.

The complete requirements and the online application form are posted on the College website at facs.org/member-services/scholarships/international/communitytravel. Applications and all related documents are due July 3. For more information, contact kearly@facs.org.

International Guest Scholarships

The International Relations Committee of the ACS has announced the availability of International Guest Scholarships for 2018 to young surgeons from countries other than the U.S. or Canada. The scholarships, in the amount of $10,000 each, provide the scholars with an opportunity to visit clinical, teaching, and research activities in the U.S. or Canada, and to attend and participate fully in the educational opportunities and activities of the ACS Clinical Congress.

The complete requirements and the link to the direct online application form appear online on the College’s website at facs.org/member-services/scholarships/international/igs. Applications and all related documents are due July 3. For more information, contact kearly@facs.org.

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