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October 07, 2019 11:13 AM | Jim Ireland (Administrator)

Apply by November 15 for ACS Traveling Fellowships to ANZ, Germany, and Japan

The International Relations Committee of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has announced the availability of traveling fellowships to Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), Germany, and Japan. Applications are due Friday, November 15.

 

The traveling fellowships encourage the international exchange of information concerning surgical science, practice, and education and foster professional and academic collaborations and friendships.  The traveling fellowships, which are available in most surgical specialties, are open to ACS Fellows under the age of 50.

 

The Traveling Fellows will spend a minimum of two or three weeks in the countries that they visit. Their activities will include attending and participating in the 2020 annual scientific meeting of the host country: Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Perth (May 3-7); Germany Society of Surgery, Munich (April 8–10); and Japan Surgical Society, Chiba (April 8–10). View the full description and a link to the application form on the ACS website. [https://www.facs.org/member-services/scholarships/traveling]. Questions may be directed to the Scholarships Administrator, at scholarships@facs.org.

 

ACS Faculty Research Fellowships for 2020-2022 Available

The College offers faculty research fellowships through the generosity of Fellows, Chapters, and friends of the College, to surgeons entering academic careers in surgery or a surgical specialty.  These fellowships assist surgeons in the establishment of a new and independent research program.  Applicants should have demonstrated their potential to work as independent investigators.  The fellowship award is $40,000 per year to support the research.

 

The Franklin Martin Fellowship honors the College's founder.  The C. James Carrico Fellowship is dedicated to trauma and critical care research.  There are two more undesignated fellowships. All of them are two years in length. 

 

The closing date for receipt of applications and all supporting documents is November 15, 2019.  The full requirements and application form are posted on the ACS website at https://www.facs.org/member-services/scholarships/research/acsfaculty.   Questions may be directed to the Scholarships Administrator, at scholarships@facs.org.


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