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 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.

Scholarship recipients receive a $1,000 travel stipend.

Funding

The Medical Student Travel Scholarship is 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, SIR director of corporate relations.

Application process

Application information for the SIR 2021 Medical Student Travel Scholarship will be posted in the Resident Fellow and Medical Student (RFS) Section SIR Connect forum in late Nov. or early Dec. You must be an SIR member to access this forum. Not an SIR member? Join SIR today with a complementary Medical Student Membership.  

For further information, please contact Jennifer Goubeaux, SIR 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 2020 Medical Student Travel Scholarship application

Application information for the SIR 2021 Medical Student Travel Scholarship will be posted in the Resident Fellow and Medical Student (RFS) Section SIR Connect forum in late Nov. or early Dec. You must be an SIR member to access this forum. Not an SIR member? Join SIR today with a complementary Medical Student Membership.  

 

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

  • Current CV
  • Answers to each of the following three short essay questions:
    1. In 250 words or less, please describe why you chose to pursue a career in medicine.
    2. In 250 words or less, please describe how you were exposed to the field of interventional radiology (or what about IR interests you most). 
    3. In 250 words or less, what do you hope to gain by attending the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting?
  • A letter of recommendation from an attending physician (the attending physician does not have to be an interventional radiologist):
      • After you submit your scholarship application form online, SIR will send you a link where an attending physician can submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

Questions about applying? Contact Jennifer Goubeaux, SIR graduate medical affairs program manager, or phone (703) 691-1805.

 

Congratulations to the SIR 2020 Medical Student Travel Scholarship winners:

  • Nabid Ahmed, University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore                              
  • Keith Peter Ameyaw, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine                         
  • Barrett James Anderies, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Rochester, Minn.                  
  • Jay Riley Argue, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Amarillo          
  • Alex Arne, Creighton University School of Medicine, Phoenix                      
  • El Caney Arnold IV, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit                 
  • Belinda A Asare, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Rochester, Mich       
  • Patrick Assoua, American University of The Caribbean School of Medicine, Saint-Martin                 
  • Anisha Manika Banda, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington                
  • John William Barrera, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville                           
  • William Robert Billari, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, Fla.
  • Joseph Boateng , University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s School of Medicine, Edinburg                    
  • Jordan Jeffrey Bozer, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus                  
  • Logan Burstiner, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Bradenton, Fla.                       
  • Sabina Irene Cashin, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, North Chicago, Ill.                            
  • Patricia Elizabeth Chan, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta                    
  • Samantha Chau, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles                    
  • Bernard Cheng, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta               
  • Mollee Iff Chu, California Northstate University College of Medicine, Elk Grove                   
  • Hannah Clode, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine                     
  • Rui Dai, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C.                          
  • Ayana Dambaeva, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland                          
  • Camille De Jesus, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago
  • Ayalivis De La Rosa, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington
  • Ivan Petrov Dimov, University of Montreal, Quebec                                        
  • Lindsay Eysenbach, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.                
  • Samuel B Fodyce, Albany Medical Center, N.Y.                  
  • Abhishek K Goswami, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta                        
  • Piyush Goyal, Touro University California, Vallejo               
  • Adlai Rashad Grayson, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington                        
  • Aakash Gupta, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago
  • Theodore Hagens, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk              
  • Neal Joshi, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, N.J.                      
  • Anthony Elijah Kilgore Jr, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine , Scottsdale, Ariz.                 
  • Gabe Li, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, N.C.
  • Matthew Youngjune Koh, West Virginia University School of Medicine                       
  • Abigail Luman, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City                        
  • Lynsey M Maciolek, University of Texas Medical Branch, San Antonio                     
  • Alexandra Lauren Maningat, University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine, San Antonio                               
  • Tej I Mehta, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls                  
  • Michael John Nisiewicz, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington                  
  • Sean Nurmsoo, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, Halifax, Nova Scotia                    
  • Anne-Marie Nwajei, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, North Chicago, Ill.                        
  • Sharon Pang, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore                    
  • Aesha Patel, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark                            
  • Paola Marie Perez Rivera, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine                        
  • Guillermo Polanco Serra, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse                     
  • Matthew Laurence Potter, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta                
  • Simone E Raiter, The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science, North Chicago, Ill.                        
  • Rajath Ramakrishna, Saint George's University School of Medicine, Grenada                                                     
  • Logan M Scott-Kirchen, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock                                       
  • Anisha Nandita Shetty, University of Rochester School of Medicine, New York                    
  • Austin Shinagawa, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine                           
  • Russell Oliver Simpson, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago                             
  • Jesse Brian Swantek, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit                             
  • Chase Tenewitz, Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah, Ga.                   
  • Kenneth Tharp, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks                             
  • Siddhant Thukral, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine                             
  • Krichelle White, University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix                          
  • Maggie Xiong, University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix              

 

SIR 2021

Plan to join us March 20-March 20, 2021, for the SIR 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting. 

SIR 2021 is a great way to learn more about interventional radiology through dedicated Medical Student programming.

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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