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Edie Moore Student Travel Scholarship for SAHM Washington 2016

posted 4 Sep 2015, 07:46 by Damian Wood

The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine is currently accepting applications for the Edie Moore Student Travel Scholarship.  This program offers a variety of students interested in pursuing a career in adolescent health and/or medicine an opportunity to earn a scholarship toward the cost of attending SAHM’s 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. 

DESCRIPTION:  

Each year, SAHM has a call for applications for undergraduate and graduate students, medical students, as well as medical residents interested in pursuing a career in adolescent health or medicine, for an opportunity to earn a partial scholarship to be used to attend the SAHM Annual Meeting.

Learn more about the 2016 SAHM Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, March 9-12, 2016.


CRITERIA:

  •  All undergraduate or graduate students, medical students and post graduate trainees are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants may NOT be on federally funded sponsored education or training grants that include travel support.
  •  Awardees are expected to attend the 2016 SAHM Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, March 9-12, 2016.
  • Previous awardees are excluded from applying.
  • Only one applicant per school/program/institution will be chosen.
  • Applicants need not be a member of SAHM to be eligible.

To apply, please submit the following materials to mschwedel@adolescenthealth.org by Thursday, October 15, 2015.


Application Requirements:

·         Completed Application

·         Current CV or resume

·         Application letter (maximum of 350 words) expressing why SAHM should provide you with a travel scholarship. Include your educational and career goals, interest in adolescent health, interest in joining SAHM, or obtaining mentorship in adolescent health or medicine and the information or experience you hope to gain from attending the SAHM annual meeting

·         A letter of support from a faculty member who can comment on your desire to explore the field of adolescent health and medicine, and who can outline the reasons why you should receive this award. The letter should indicate how long and in what capacity the faculty member and applicant have known each other.  The faculty sponsor need not be a member of SAHM.

For questions, please contact Staff Administrator, Melissa Schwedel.

Sincerely,

Deborah Christie, PhD, FSAHM

Chair, SAHM Awards Committees 

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