The American College of Surgeons and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons are offering an annual scholarship to subsidize attendance and participation in the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management
at Brandeis University. The course takes 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.
General policies covering the granting of the scholarship are:
- The award is open to surgeons who are members in good standing of both the
American College of Surgeons (ACS) and
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).
Applicants must be at least 30 years
old, but under 55, 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 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scholarship will be withdrawn.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 Scholar is required to provide one year’s
health policy-related assistance to the ACS
and the STS, attending meetings, reviewing
applications, participating as a pro tem
member of the health policy committee,
etc., as requested by either organization.
- 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
is February 2, 2015. An awardee will be
selected by a committee consisting of
members of ACS and STS. All applicants
will be 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.
Requirements for the
ACS/STS scholarship are
also posted on the ACS
website at www.facs.org and the STS website
2015 ACS/STS Health Policy Scholarship Announcement
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