Trauma Research Scholarship
The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) Trauma Research Scholarship is a research scholarship initially offered May 1, 2001. The scholarship amount is $40,000 for one (1) year only and is currently funded through a grant from EAST. The 2021 scholarship deadline for receipt of Letters of Intent is May 12, 2020. Following receipt of the Letters of Intent, the Research-Scholarship Committee along with the Research Division Chair will judge the Letters of Intent on the basis of the merit of their research proposals, the potential of the applicant of future contributions to the science and practice of the surgery of trauma, and the applicant’s mentor support and dedication of the research proposal. The top ranked Letters of Intent will be invited to submit full proposals by July 20, 2020. The Research-Scholarship Committee and Research Division Chair will review full proposals in August 2020 and select the final awardee. For official rules and regulations for this scholarship please refer here.
The announcement of the scholarship recipient will be made, following the review process, at the EAST Annual Scientific Assembly to be held January 12-16, 2021 at Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.