Award Amount: $2,500
Number of Awards: 1
Purpose: The CSNS/CNS Medical Student Socioeconomic Fellowship supports a medical student conducting research on a socioeconomic issue impacting neurosurgical practice. It is funded and overseen by the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies and administered through the Fellowship Committee of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
Eligibility: The fellowship is open to all medical students in the United States and Canada. The fellow will spend 8 to 10 weeks conducting supervised research on a socioeconomic topic of importance to neurosurgery.
Requirements: The fellow must submit a final report to the CNS Fellowships Committee by December 1 following completion of the summer fellowship. Any publications resulting from supported research must acknowledge the support.
Expenses: Financial support is exclusively for stipend support to the student.
Selection Criteria: Fellowship applications will be judged on:
Fellowship Proposal (not more than 5 pages)
2018-2019 Fellowship Application Deadline: February 15, 2018 at 11:00 PM CST.
All submissions online through above application link, addressed care of:Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Address all additional inquiries to:
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
10 N. Martingale Road, Suite 190
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: (847) 240-2500
Fax: (847) 240-0804
Toll Free: (877) 517-1CNS
or Sandy Meyer, Executive Assistant, Council of State Neurosurgical Societies