Apply For Scholarship in USA for Physicians from Developing Countries 2016

Apply For Scholarship in USA for Physicians from Developing Countries 2016

Application Deadline: The application window will close August 8, 2016. Notification of awards: November 2016

Offered Annually? Yes

The Developing Countries Scholarship Fund was established to provide access to quality education for physicians who reside in developing countries to attend The Annual Assembly in Phoenix, AZ. This scholarship program will provide financial support (up to $5,000) to physicians to learn the latest clinical information and research updates in hospice and palliative care from leading experts in the field.

This scholarship program provides financial support (up to $5,000) to physicians to help them access the latest clinical information and research updates in hospice and palliative care from leading experts in the field.

This scholarship program is intended to facilitate Annual Assembly participation and cover ordinary costs associated with meeting registration, travel-related expenses (airfare, cab fare, meals), and lodging.

Field of Study: To help physicians access the latest clinical information and research updates in hospice and palliative care from leading experts in the field

Eligibility: Scholarships are available to physicians who care for seriously ill patients and permanently reside and practice in a developing country. It is our hope that the scholarship recipients will share the knowledge gleaned from the Annual Assembly to improve the palliative care offerings in their home country. Preference will be given to applicants who are members of the AAHPM. Free online membership is available to physicians who reside in a developing nation as defined by the World Bank as “lower or middle income” & HINARI list of eligible countries

  • have not previously attended the Annual Assembly
  • are junior in their career, and
  • whose organizations are considered least able to afford this opportunity.

Scholarship Worth: This scholarship program will provide financial support (up to $5,000) to physicians to cover ordinary costs associated with meeting registration, travel-related expenses (air fare, cab fare, meals), and lodging.

How to Apply: Candidates must submit the completed application form along with your uploaded curriculum vitae (limit of 2 pages), and a letter of recommendation or support by August 8, 2016. All documents must be in English.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for more details

Important Note: Scholarship recipients must participate in a discussion forum during the Annual Assembly by developing a 10 minute presentation briefly portraying the state of hospice and palliative medicine in their region as well as their own role in the provision of such care. Recipients will also be required to submit a written report describing how their attendance at the Annual Assembly benefited their work.

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