AMSSM FOUNDATION JASON DAVENPORT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The AMSSM Diversity Interest Group is proud to announce the Jason Davenport Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is available to AMSSM members who represent an underrepresented minority group and are presenting a case and/or research abstract (either poster or podium) at the 2019 AMSSM 28th Annual Meeting. One scholarship award will be awarded for 2019 and the scholarship recipient will receive $500.00 cash award to help defray expenses towards attending the 2019 AMSSM Annual Meeting.

Online Scholarship Application Submission Deadline: February 4, 2019 (9:00am Central Time)

Click here to be directed to the page with the Scholarship link. Members must be logged in to access

Eligibility: Scholarship applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Applicant must submit the online Jason Davenport Memorial Scholarship application by the submission deadline
  • Applicant must be an AMSSM member in good standing for the 2019 calendar year
  • Applicant must have submitted a case and/or research abstract for the 2019 AMSSM 28th Annual Meeting*
    *The abstract of the scholarship award recipient must be accepted for presentation (podium or poster) for the 2019 AMSSM 28th Annual Meeting.
  • Award recipient will be responsible for registration fees for the Annual Meeting and must register to attend the meeting in 2019.
  • Applicant must meet the definition of underrepresented minority
NIH Criteria Defining Underrepresented Populations Shall Be Used as a Determinant:
  • Individuals from racial and ethnic groups that have been shown by the National Science Foundation to be underrepresented in health-related sciences on a national basis
    • Blacks or African Americans
    • Hispanics or Latinos
    • American Indians or Alaska Natives
    • Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders
  • Individuals with disabilities, who are defined as those with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, as described in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended.
  • Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, defined as:
    • Individuals who come from a family with an annual income below established low-income thresholds. These thresholds are based on family size, published by the U.S. Bureau of the Census; adjusted annually for changes in the Consumer Price Index; and adjusted by the secretary for use in all health professions programs.
    • Individuals who come from an educational environment such as that found in certain rural or inner-city environments that has demonstrably and directly inhibited the individual from obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to develop and participate in a research career.
  • Women have been shown to be underrepresented in doctorate-granting research institutions at senior faculty levels in most biomedical-relevant disciplines, and may also be underrepresented at other faculty levels in some scientific disciplines.

RESIDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The AMSSM Foundation has authorized the Scholarship Program to provide assistance for residents to attend the Annual Meeting. This award is given annually to the residents who best demonstrate a commitment to a career in Sports Medicine. Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Membership Committee and decisions will be emailed in Mid-February.

Purpose:
The Annual Meeting for the AMSSM is the prime event for interaction, education and exchange of ideas in the treatment of the athlete or active individual. The purpose of the scholarship program is to provide assistance to resident members who want to participate in the Annual Meeting.

Criteria:

  • You must be a member of AMSSM to apply.
  • The award will be given to a qualified resident who is planning a career in Sports Medicine.
  • The award will recognize a resident who demonstrates skill, ability and interest in Sports Medicine. Recipients of the Resident Scholarship awards will receive $500.00, complimentary attendance at the AMSSM Annual Meeting (general sessions) and a plaque presented during the AMSSM Business Meeting.
  • Selection will be based on strength of the applicant's personal statement and sponsorship by an AMSSM Member.

Qualifications:

  • Residents must be an AMSSM Member.
  • Sponsorship from an AMSSM member.
  • The Personal Statement area on the Application must outline the following:
    • Sports medicine experience during residency
    • Commitment to a career in sports medicine
    • Goals for the future

To access the AMSSM Resident Scholarship Application you will need to be logged into the AMSSM Website and click here

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

Medical Student Scholarship is made possible through the Galen Society Medical Student Scholarship fund. This award will be given annually to one AMSSM Student member who best demonstrates a commitment to a career in sports medicine.

Criteria:

  • You must be a member of AMSSM to apply.
  • Medical Student Scholarship is made possible through the Galen Society Medical Student Scholarship fund. This award will be given annually to one AMSSM Student member who best demonstrates a commitment to a career in sports medicine.

Qualifications:

  • Students must be an AMSSM Member.
  • Students must complete the Scholarship Application online and include all information requested.
  • One reference is required (from an AMSSM member is encouraged) - Name and email only.
  • The Personal Statement area on the Application must outline the following:
    • Sports medicine experience during medical school/undergraduate
    • Commitment to a career in sports medicine
    • Goals for the future

To access the AMSSM Student Scholarship Application you will need to be logged into the AMSSM Website and click here

For more information, contact the AMSSM office via email or at 913-327-1415.

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