Educational grants are appreciated and important towards supporting attendance at the IFSO 2017 World Congress. Please find below a list of grants and bursaries kindly provided by the Congress Endorsing Societies.
All applications must be made via the links below. Please note that the grants are not provided by the IFSO 2017 World Congress and any query should be submitted to the Society awarding the bursary.
BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF PLASTIC RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGEONS (BAPRAS)
TRAVELLING BURSARIES FOR PRESENTATIONS OVERSEAS
Four awards worth £600 each are usually offered annually by the Association towards expenses for a consultant or trainee for overseas travel to
present papers at international meetings. The travelling bursaries will be awarded at the February meeting of the Education Committee. Successful
candidates are notified shortly after the meeting.
IFSO SCHOLARSHIP 2017
4 SCHOLARSHIPS TO YOUNG MEMBERS TO ATTEND THE IFSO 2017 WORLD CONGRESS
IFSO offers 4 Scholarships to young members from countries whose Bariatric Surgery Societies are members of IFSO and who show strong interests, initial accomplishments and potential for future career development in bariatric surgery and/or other obesity related specialties. One Scholarship will usually be awarded to an applicant from each of the IFSO chapters. The principal purpose of the Scholarship is to support attendance at the IFSO World Congress.
Each Scholarship offers a stipend of: $US 2,500 + registration at the IFSO World Congress with public recognition of their achievement and presence + 1 ticket to the Gala Dinner.
The applications must be sent in writing to IFSO Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) by May 15th 2017.
SOCIETY FOR ENDOCRINOLOGY
To attend endocrine meetings or conferences in which members have an active involvement by acceptance of an abstract, UK-based members may apply for a Travel Grant up to £500 (up to £600 for an overseas meeting). Overseas members may apply for up to £600 to attend SfE BES and up to £500 for another overseas meeting.
The deadline for applications is 15th March 2017.