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 takes place June 4–10, 2017. 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 2016 scholars SreyRam Kuy and Subhasis Misra.
About the Scholarship
General policies covering the granting of the scholarship are:
- The award is open to 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
recipient during the period of the scholarship.
Indirect costs are not paid to the recipient
or to the recipient’s institution.
- Applications for this scholarship consist
of the following items, submitted
in this order as a single PDF:
- Cover sheet
- Applicant name
- Applicant’s preferred mailing address
- Applicant’s e-mail
- Name of scholarship: ACS General
- One-page essay discussing:
- Why the applicant wishes to
receive the scholarship
- How the scholarship will fill a gap in
applicant’s training or experience
- Goals or plans to use the newly
acquired knowledge or skills in his
or her practice or community
- Applicant’s current curriculum vitae
(10 pages or fewer, please)
- 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withdrawn.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, and
participating as a pro tem member of the health
policy committee as requested. The College
anticipates that program alumni will serve as
state councillors for the SurgeonsVoice program,
its grassroots initiative aimed at establishing
relationships with Members of Congress.
- A brief report of the Scholar’s 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 1, 2017. Awardees will is selected
by a committee consisting of members of ACS.
All applicants will be notified of the outcome
of the selection process by early April 2017.
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.
2017 Health Policy Scholarship Requirements
Please e-mail PDF applications for this scholarship to firstname.lastname@example.org.
American College of Surgeons
633 N. Saint Clair St.
Chicago, IL 60611-3211