Awards include up to $2,500 towards travel-related expenses including room and board for the designated travel elective. Applicants are responsible for contacting potential mentors and securing arrangements prior to submitting an application.
Please note that previous recipients of the WTS Brigid Scanlan Traveling Mentorship Award, formerly named the Scanlan/WTS Traveling Mentorship Award, are not eligible to apply.
The application process for the WTS Brigid Scanlan Traveling Mentorship Award opens in mid to late November, closes in late December/early January. Interested applicants should apply online, where they will be required to submit the following:
- An online application form, including a 250-word essay describing the applicant’s interest in cardiothoracic surgery;
- A current version of the applicant’s CV;
- A letter of commitment from the WTS mentor the applicant wishes to visit; and
- A letter of support from the applicant’s medical school official or residency program director permitting the elective.
The application deadline is Thursday, December 31, 2021, 11:59 p.m. CT.
Review a list of available WTS member mentors.
For questions, please contact Rachel Pebworth, WTS Affiliate Manager, at email@example.com.