AAHPM Scholarships for Doctors and Palliative Care Physicians from Developing Countries 2017 in the
This scholarship program provides financial support (up to $5,000) to scholarship recipients to cover ordinary costs associated with attending the Annual Assembly registration and travel-related expenses, including air fare, taxi fare, meals, and lodging. At the Annual Assembly, scholarship recipients will gain access to the latest clinical information and research updates in hospice and palliative care from leading experts in the field.
Scholarships are available to physicians who work in hospice and palliative medicine and who care for seriously ill patients. Eligible physicians must permanently reside in low and middle income countries as defined by World Bank. It is our hope that the scholarship recipients will share the knowledge attained from the Annual Assembly to improve the palliative care offerings in their home country. Preference will be given to applicants who are
members of the AAHPM - physicians who reside in a low or middle income country as defined by the World Bank & the HINARI list of eligible countries are eligible for a complimentary international membership.
have not previously attended the Annual Assembly
are junior in their career with 2-10 years of experience primarily in palliative care, including a resident or fellow, focused on studying palliative care, and
whose organizations are considered least able to afford this opportunity.
How to Apply
Prepare your Cirriculum Vitae (CV) - 2 page limit
Prepare a one-page letter of recommendation and support from your supervisor or person of authority in your organization on your organization's letterhead
Complete the application in one of two ways:
Complete the online application OR