The American College of Surgeons is offering two-year resident research scholarships. Eligibility for these scholarships is limited to the research projects of residents in surgery or a surgical specialty.
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals has provided an unrestricted educational grant to the ACS to fund a Resident Research Scholarship. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide two years of laboratory experience to residents performing surgical research related to biological and physiological aspects of inflammation.
- The applicant must be Resident member of the College who has completed two postdoctoral years in an accredited surgical training program in the United States or Canada at the time the scholarship is awarded, July 1, 2006, and shall not complete formal residency training before June 2008. Scholarships do not support research after completion of the chief residency year.
- The scholarship is awarded for two years, and acceptance of it requires commitment for the two-year period. The award is to support a research plan for the two years of the scholarship, July 2006 through June 2008. Priority will be given to the projects of residents involved in full-time laboratory investigation. Study outside the United States or Canada is permissible. Renewal of the scholarship for the second year is required and is contingent upon the acceptance of a progress report and research study protocol for the second year, as submitted to the Scholarships Section of the College by May 1, 2007.
- The scholarship is $30,000 per year; the total amount is to support the research of the recipient and is not to diminish or replace the usual or expected compensation or benefits of the recipient. Indirect costs are not paid to the recipient or to the recipient's institution.
Other RestrictionsThe scholarship is awarded for two years, and acceptance of it requires commitment for the two-year period.
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