This scholarship will be awarded to surgeons specifically working in breast cancer surgery in countries other than the US and Canada to improve the quality of breast cancer surgical services. Preference will be given to applicants from developing nations. The scholarship, for $5,000, provides the scholar with an opportunity to attend the annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS), April 26 – 30, 2023, in Boston, Massachusetts. The scholar is also invited to visit the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) headquarters in Chicago, IL, to learn about the standards for a breast cancer program/database and the importance of multidisciplinary breast cancer care.
The awardee will receive complimentary registration to the American Society of Breast Surgeons annual meeting and one available postgraduate course at the meeting (restrictions apply). Assistance will be provided to obtain preferential housing at an economical hotel in the ASBrS meeting city. Hotel and travel expenses will be the awardee's responsibility, to be funded from the scholarship award.
To qualify for this award by the selection committee, all requirements must be fulfilled.
Open call for applications is in October. The deadline to apply is December 15. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process in February.
Additional documents and questions are to be directed to the Scholarships Administrator: firstname.lastname@example.org or Scholarships Administrator, American College of Surgeons, 633 N. Saint Clair St., Chicago, IL 60611-3295.