The American College of Surgeons is offering two annual scholarships to subsidize attendance and participation in the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University. The course took place May 31–June 6, 2015. The award is in the amount of $8,000, to be used toward the cost of tuition, travel, housing, and subsistence during the period of the course.
Read preliminary reports from 2015 scholars Quyen D. Chu and Anathea Powell.
About the Scholarship
General policies covering the granting of the scholarship are:
- The award is open to general surgeons
who are members in good standing of
the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Applicants must be at least 30 years
old, but under 60, on the date that
the completed application is filed.
- The award is to be used to support
the recipients during the period of the
scholarship. Indirect costs are not paid to the
recipients or to the recipients’ institution.
- Applications for these scholarships
consist of the following items,
submitted as a single PDF file:
- One copy of the applicant’s
current curriculum vitae
- One copy of a one-page essay,
discussing why the applicant wishes
to receive the scholarship
- Application for this award may be submitted
even if comparable application to other
organizations has been made. If the
recipient accepts a similar scholarship
from another agency or organization, the
scholarship will be withdrawn. It is the
responsibility of the recipient to notify
the Scholarships Section of ACS, which
administers this award, of competing awards.
- The scholarship must be used in
the year for which it is designated.
It cannot be postponed.
- The Scholars are required to provide one
year’s health policy-related assistance
to the ACS, attending meetings,
reviewing applications, participating
as a pro tem member of the health
policy committee as requested.
- A brief report of the Scholars’ experiences
and activities is due at the conclusion of
the course and of the scholarship period.
A simple accounting is also required.
The closing date for receipt of applications was February 2, 2015. Awardees were selected by a committee consisting of members of ACS and all applicants have been notified of the outcome of the selection process by March 31, 2015.
Questions may be directed to the ACS Scholarships Administrator at 312-202-5281. For more information, visit the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
2015 Health Policy Scholarship Announcement
Please e-mail PDF applications for this scholarship to email@example.com.
American College of Surgeons
633 N. Saint Clair St.
Chicago, IL 60611-3211