CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
WSO Young Stroke Professionals Brief Clinical Exchange Scholarship Program
To support young stroke professionals from any discipline to spend a 1-2 week observership at an international center of excellence in order to foster best clinical practice benchmarking and collaborative research.
Nature of support:
Up to 5 scholarships will be awarded each year to cover travel and accommodation up to US$2000 per scholarship, to be reimbursed by WSO on presentation of receipts and short travel reports from both observer and host. The host institution is expected to waive any observership fees.
Application and selection process:
Applications are restricted to current WSO members. Applications will be judged by the WSO Young Stroke Professionals Committee based on merit with 2 of the 5 positions weighted towards young stroke professionals from low-middle income countries. The applicants should generally be below 40 years of age.
The application should include:
- curriculum vitae
- provisional budget for travel and accommodation to the proposed institution
- written confirmation from the proposed institution agreeing to the visit
- a 500 word statement explaining how this visit will aid the young stroke professional’s career
Applications for the 2016 round (for travel by end of 2016) must be lodged with the WSO via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5th February 2016
For further information contact Dr Bruce Campbell, WSO Young Stroke Professionals Committee (email@example.com)