Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIPS

If you would like to present a burn-related topic at the 2018 North American Burn Society’s Annual Conference, NABS offers two (2) scholarships to anyone who is:

  • a non-physician member of a burn team
  • a physician-in-training
  • an individual interested in becoming a NABS member

Each scholarship is for $500.00 and includes up to an additional $300.00 of travel expenses (documented by receipts.) It is expected that the applicant will be the primary author and presenter, and will have had substantial input into the collection and interpretation of the results. The content may have been previously submitted to, or presented at, another meeting. A scholarship may be awarded to the same individual no more than once every three (3) years. Presenters should plan on 15-20 minutes for the presentation and 5 minutes for questions and discussion.

One of the annual scholarships is designated “The David Beesinger Traveling Scholarship” in honor of David Beesinger, MD, the original president of the North American Burn Society.

To be considered for one of the scholarships, please submit the following items:

  • Scholarship application form
  • Abstract on the attached form or as a separate sheet
  • Annual meeting registration and payment

Items must be received by October 15, 2017 – NO EXCEPTIONS:

All applications will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee. The chosen abstract(s) and its author/presenter will receive the above stated monetary awards during the business meeting session of the annual conference. Each author/presenter of the chosen abstract(s) will be informed of the committee’s decision at least 30 days prior to the annual meeting.

Application Options

Option 1:

Fill out the form below. Email your abstract to: NABSociety@gmail.com

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Option 2:

Step 1.  Click on this link: 2018 NABS Scholarship Application

Step 2.  Click on each blank line and fill in the requested information.

Step 3.  Save your application as a PDF and email to NABSociety@gmail.com

Note: Applications may also be downloaded and printed. If choosing this option, simply write-in your information, then scan and email your application to NABSociety@gmail.com

 

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