Polish School of Medicine Memorial Fund Scholarship Programmes 2018/2019
Closing Date for Applications:
17.00hrs Wednesday January 16th 2019
Call for Scholarship Applications
Edinburgh Radiology Course for Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd February 2019
The Polish School of Medicine Memorial Fund supports a thriving scholarship programme which enables successful applicants to undertake a period of further study or research at The University of Edinburgh Medical School and related institutions.
The Course: Please see the attached flyer. ‘The course is aimed at senior trainees and early career consultants in intensive care medicine who are looking for a deeper understanding of the various imaging modalities and is particularly focused towards the ICM training syllabus’.
The Scholarships: Two or possibly 3 scholarships will be available. The Course fee will be paid for successful applicants at the appropriate rate. Accommodation will also be arranged by the Coordinator. The accommodation will be provided on a single room bed and breakfast basis at Pollock Halls of Residence for 3nights (Wednesday 20th – morning of Saturday 22nd February 2018. These scholarships do not cover travel to and from Poland.
These scholarships are open to Polish medical doctors. In this instance, applications are invited from senior trainees or *early career consultants in intensive care medicine working in Polish Medical Academies/Universities and Research Institutes
- committed to the further development of expertise in the field of Intensive Care Medicine in Poland and
- who have excellent mastery of English .
Successful applicants are:
- expected to meet the general criteria for the award of these scholarships;
- attend the full course, not arrive late and/or depart early;
- submit a short report of their experience on the course by e-mail to the Scholarships Coordinator within one month of its completion
The expectation and intention of the founders of the Polish School of Medicine Memorial Fund Scholarship Programme is that successful applicants will return to their units/ departments in Poland on completion of their attachment/studies, use their new found skills to further enhance and develop Polish medicine including medical research and thus foster academic links between Polish Medical Universities and Research Institutes and The University of Edinburgh.
Closing date for scholarship applications: 17.00hrs Wednesday 16th January 2019
Late applications will not be considered
*(usually within 10 years of their medical graduation – MB ChB equivalent)
How to Apply
- Applications should be sent electronically to the Scholarship Coordinator, Dr Maria Dlugolecka-Graham MBE (e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org) by the closing date (Wednesday 16th January 2019). Late applications will NOT be considered
- Applicants must submit the following documents in support of their application:
An up-to-date CV giving adequate information about their expertise and training in Intensive Care Medicine to date. A list of dates and posts held will not suffice;
- A letter of support from their Rektor or vice- rector;
- Documentary evidence of having an adequate mastery of English. Where no externally validated certificate ( eg IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge Advanced or Proficiency Certificate or equivalent is available, applicants will be required to undergo a Skype or telephone interview to establish the level of their English language skills Applicants must indicate that they agree to this assessment in their scholarship application..
- A statement (of no more than 500 words) of why they wish to be considered for a scholarship and how they personally and their department are likely to benefit from their participation in the course
- A signed statement agreeing that they will write a short report of their experience on the course and submit it, by e-mail, to the scholarship coordinator within 1 month of completing the course.
- Note: A template for preparing the report is available but scholars are not obliged to use it.
Closing date for applications: 17.00hrs Wednesday 16th January 2019
For enquiries about applying for these scholarships, please contact:
Dr Maria Dlugolecka-Graham MBE
Polish School of Medicine Coordinator for The University of Edinburgh
College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine The University of Edinburgh,
Room SU205, Chancellors Building
49 Little France Crescent
Edinburgh EH16 4SB UK