Medical Student Travel Scholarship

Attend SIR's annual meeting and learn about interventional radiology

Scholarship information

The SIR Medical Student Travel Scholarship provides medical students in the U.S. and Canada with the opportunity to learn about IR at an early stage in their medical careers. Selected scholars receive a $500 travel stipend to attend the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting -- an experience that includes dedicated educational programming, learning from leaders in the field, and networking with IRs from across the world.

Funding

The Medical Student Scholarship and Resident-in-Training Scholarship are funded through generous unrestricted educational grants from our corporate partners as part of the Corporate Ambassador Program. If you wish to support these scholarships, please contact Terence McCormick, Director of Corporate Relations.

Application Process

Applications can be submitted online August 1 - October 1, 2017.

Apply now for the 2018 Medical Student Scholarship.

For further information, please contact Jennifer Goubeaux, Graduate Medical Affairs Program Manager.

<p>No other meeting offers the diversity of topics, the range of learning environments, the unparalleled access to expert faculty and leading thinkers in the specialty.</p>

No other meeting offers the diversity of topics, the range of learning environments, the unparalleled access to expert faculty and leading thinkers in the specialty.

SIR 2018 Application requirements

SIR Medical Student Travel Scholarship
Deadline: October 1, 2017

This scholarship provides recipients with complimentary meeting registration and a $500 travel stipend that will be awarded after submission of a post meeting essay.

Scholarship recipients must attend the medical student educational programming at SIR 2018, which takes place on Saturday, March 17th and Sunday, March 18th, 2018. Scholars are also welcome to attend additional sessions at the meeting outside of the medical student training track.

View the 2018 MIT Travel Scholarship Terms & Conditions.

Application criteria

  • The scholarship is open to all U.S. and Canadian medical students.  
  • Prior SIR Medical Student Travel Scholarship recipients will not be considered.

 The following required application materials will be submitted within the online application:

  • Current CV
  • Answers to each of the following four short essay questions (limit each response to no more than 500 words). 
    1. IR is now a primary specialty in medicine. What are your thoughts on this change? How will it affect the practice of IR?
    2. What do you hope to gain by attending the annual SIR meeting?
    3. Describe your exposure to the field of interventional radiology that has sparked your interest to explore this field in more depth?
    4. In less than 250 words, discuss what specialty/specialties you would consider and why?
  • An optional letter of recommendation from a practicing IR. By not submitting a letter, you will not be excluded from consideration for the scholarship.
    • After an online application form is submitted, SIR will send the applicant a link where a practicing IR can submit a letter of recommendation on behalf of the applicant.

Apply now for the 2018 Medical Student Scholarship.

Questions about applying? Contact Jennifer Goubeaux, Graduate Medical Affairs Program Manager, or phone (703) 691-1805.

SIR 2018

SIR invites all medical students and residents to attend SIR 2018 in Los Angeles, March 17-22. SIR's annual scientific meeting offers medical student programming on Saturday and Sunday, March 17th and 18th, and In-Training programming geared toward residents on Sunday - Tuesday, March 18th - 20th. 

Abstract submissions are already open; registration will open on October 1. Check back in the coming weeks for more information.   

 

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