The American College of Surgeons (ACS) announces the availability of a scholarship for surgeons serving small communities: the Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarship of the American College of Surgeons.
This program provides up to three awards of $5,000 each to subsidize the participation of a Fellow or Associate Fellow serving a small community. Awardees will either attend Clinical Congress or may propose a plan for additional training or research appropriate to a rural surgeon.
The Oweida Scholarship is available to an ACS member in any surgical specialty who meets the following requirements:
An open call for applications will begin in January. The closing date for receipt of completed applications and all supporting documents is April 15.
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.