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Applications Open: WFSA - Masimo Scholarships for the American Society of Anaesthesia Congress, Anaesthesiology 2019, 19th to 23rd October, Orlando

Masimo is generously providing sponsorship for four young anaesthesiologists from Telangana to attend the annual ASA congress in Orlando, USA. The aim of the scholarship programme is to identify and develop future leaders in anaesthesiology. More information on the congress can be found here. 

WFSA-Masimo Scholars will acquire new knowledge and forge new connections and friendships during the Orlando Congress. Additionally, all applicants will be supported to attend at least one workshop of their choice during the Congress. The scholarships will cover return travel to/from Telangana, visas, accommodation and a basic stipend. 

Scholarship criteria:

• Applicants must currently be working in Telangana, India. 
• The application must be accompanied by a letters of recommendation from the Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (National) and from your current hospital/place of employment.
• Preference will also be given to applicants who have completed training within the last 10 years and are working in government, teaching or rural hospitals.
• All successful applicants will agree to participate in the WFSA-Masimo “SAFE Anaesthesia ASAP” project, which will entail acting as a WFSA Ambassador in Telangana.
• All successful applicants will attend all days of the Congress, participate in WFSA activities during the Congress and provide a report to the WFSA Secretariat on their experience.

How to Apply:

• The deadline for applications is the 10th July 2019. In order to apply please use our online application system here to complete an application form and upload your two letters of recommendation and a copy of the photo page of your passport.
• Applications will be considered by a panel of anaesthesiologists selected by the WFSA, and successful applicants will be informed before the end of July 2019. 
• Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the scholarship within 2 days of notification. Failure to do so will result in the scholarship being offered to the next applicant.

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