The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has announced the availability of the Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarships for surgeons who serve small communities. This program provides up to three awards of $5,000 each to subsidize the participation of a Fellow or Associate Fellow serving a small community. Awardees will either attend Clinical Congress or may propose a plan for additional training or research appropriate to a rural surgeon.
The Oweida Scholarships are available to an ACS member in any surgical specialty who meets the following requirements:
- Is a Fellow or Associate Fellow under age 55 on the date the application is filed
- Serves a small town or rural community in the U.S. or Canada
The deadline to apply is April 15, 2023.