Medical Student Travel Scholarship

Attend SIR's annual meeting and learn about interventional radiology

Medical Student Travel 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, presentations from leaders in the field of interventional radiology, and networking opportunities 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 Jonas Nash, Director of Corporate Relations.

Application process

Applications for the Medical Student and Resident-in-training Scholarships are accepted every year from August 1st - October 1st.

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 2019 Medical Student Travel Scholarship application

Application due date: October 1st, 2018                                                                                                                                                              

Scholarship award: $500 travel stipend awarded after submission of a post meeting essay and complementary annual meeting registration

View the SIR 2019 Medical Student 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 are not eligible for the award.
  • Scholarship recipients must attend the medical student educational programming at SIR 2019, which takes place on Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th, 2019. Scholars are also welcome to attend additional sessions at the meeting outside of the medical student training track.

 

Apply for the scholarship

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 a scholarship application form is submitted online, SIR will send the applicant a link where a practicing IR can submit a letter of recommendation on behalf of the applicant.

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

SIR 2019

Plan to join us in Austin, Texas, March 23-28, 2019, for the SIR 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. 

SIR 2019 is a great way to learn more about interventional radiology through dedicated Medical Student programming on Saturday and Sunday, March 23rd and 24th; and dedicated In-Training programming geared toward residents on Sunday, March 24th - Tuesday, March 26th.

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

 

 

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