Women medical students and resident physicians training in an accredited thoracic or general surgery program are eligible to apply. In addition, women postdoctoral candidates in a research or other gap year who have graduated medical school and are committed to cardiothoracic surgery are eligible to apply. Please note that previous recipients of a WTS Scholarship, WTS Carpenter Scholarship or an STS Looking to the Future Scholarship are ineligible, though previous applicants are encouraged to apply.
Eligible applicants will be required to submit this online application, including a brief topical essay question. If you have questions, please contact Rachel Pebworth, WTS Affiliate Manager, at email@example.com.
The WTS scholarship program has awarded over 100 scholarships since its inception in 2005. In awarding this annual WTS scholarship, Women in Thoracic Surgery is fulfilling one of its stated missions “to enhance the education of women thoracic surgeons.”
Make a tax-deductible contribution to the WTS Scholarship Program. Your support will help WTS continue its mission of developing women thoracic surgeons through this annual mentoring program.