Health Policy Scholarship

2014 Health Policy Scholarship:
Presented by The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAOHNS)

The American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery are offering an annual scholarship to subsidize attendance and participation in the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University. The course takes place June 8–14, 2014. The award is in the amount of $8,000, to be used toward the cost of tuition, travel, housing, and subsistence during the period of the course.

General policies covering the granting of the scholarship are:

  • The award is open to surgeons who are members in good standing of both the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS). Applicants must be at least 30 years old, but under 60, on the date that the completed application is filed.
  • The award is to be used to support the recipient during the period of the scholarship. Indirect costs are not paid to the recipient or to the recipient's institution
  • Applications for this scholarship consist of the following items, submitted as a single PDF file:
    • One copy of the applicant's current curriculum vitae
    • One copy of a one-page essay, discussing why the applicant wishes to receive the scholarship
  • Application for this award may be submitted even if comparable application to other organizations has been made. If the recipient accepts a similar scholarship from another agency or organization, the scholarship will be withdrawn. It is the responsibility of the recipient to notify the Scholarships Section of ACS, which administers this award, of competing awards.
  • The scholarship must be used in the year for which it is designated. It cannot be postponed.
  • The Scholar is required to provide one year's health policy-related assistance to the ACS and the AAO-HNS, attending meetings, reviewing applications, participating as a pro tem member of the health policy committee, etc., as requested by either organization.
  • A brief report of the Scholar's experiences and activities is due at the conclusion of the course and of the scholarship period. A simple accounting is also required.

The closing date for receipt of applications is February 3, 2014. An awardee will be selected by a committee consisting of members of ACS and AAO-HNS. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process by March 31, 2014.

Questions may be directed to the ACS Scholarships Administrator at 312-202-5281.

For more information, visit the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at Brandeis University.

Requirements for the ACS/AAO-HNS scholarship are also posted on the ACS website at www.facs.org and the AAO-HNS website at www.entnet.org.

2014 ACS / AAO-HNS Health Policy Scholarship Brochure

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Please e-mail PDF applications for this scholarship to kearly@facs.org

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