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Writers Workshop Scholarships
Deadline: December 15, 2023 Past Recipients Online Application

Purpose
The SSAT Writers Workshop Scholarships provide education on the writing and revising of journal manuscripts as well as the submission process. Each scholarship includes: tickets to attend the SSAT Writers Workshop at the Annual Meeting at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW); reimbursement for roundtrip coach air transportation expenses; up to one night's hotel accommodations (room and tax) at the SSAT headquarters hotel; and reimbursement for an amount equal to the recipient's DDW Early registration category. Preference will be given to residents and fellows as well as surgeons within their first five years of practice, but all SSAT members are encouraged to apply.

The Writers Workshop Scholarship recipient receives:

Eligibility Criteria

Applications
Applications will include:

  1. A cover letter outlining the ways in which this opportunity would enhance the applicantís surgical practice and/or research, or other anticipated benefits;
  2. For resident and fellows, a letter of recommendation from an SSAT member; and
  3. The curriculum vitae of the individual.

Review
Applications for the Writers Workshop Scholarship will be reviewed by the Education Committee of the SSAT. The successful candidate will be introduced during the Opening Session of the SSAT Annual Meeting at DDW.

Timeline
December 15, 2023 Application Submission Deadline
January 2024 Review process and notification
May 18-21, 2024 Writer's Workshop @ DDW

Please note that this is an online process, and only online applications will be considered.

Online Application




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