Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists is offering international scholarship for recently qualified specialist from a developing country. This Anaesthesia scholarship is intended to allow the recipient to join the staff of a major hospital or rotation in Australia or New Zealand for a period of up to one year. The recipient will be expected to attend the New Fellows' Conference and the Annual Scientific Meeting of the College and/or Faculty of Pain Medicine, in addition to undertaking other relevant activities. The application deadline is 16 June,2014.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is designed to increase the recipient's capacity to advance anaesthesia and/or pain medicine for the benefit of his or her community.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for consultant anaesthetist to work in a hospital in Australia or New Zealand for up to a year.
Scholarship Provider: Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia or New Zealand
Eligibility: Applicants are required to satisfy the following criteria:
-A graduate of his or her country's specialty training program to local fellowship ormasters level.
- Aged between 25 and 40 years.
-Citizenship of a developing country.
- Must not have residency status in Australia or New Zealand.
- Meets the relevant Australian and New Zealand government immigration requirements.
- Meets the eligibility criteria imposed by the government of his or her country ofcitizenship.
- Adequate knowledge of the English language at a professional level, to satisfyAustralian or New Zealand medical registration requirements (for example,IELTS).
-Capacity to become a leader in anaesthesia and/or pain medicine in his or herown country.
-Timely submission of a detailed application on the appropriate form, supported bysponsorship statements and contact details of referees.
-Ability to commence the scholarship in the calendar year for which it is offered.
-Must not hold another scholarship during the period of this scholarship
Scholarship Open for International Students:Students from developing countries can apply for this Anaesthesia scholarship.
Scholarship Description: To foster leadership in anaesthesia and pain medicine in developing countries, by providing a recently qualified specialist with the opportunity to pursue additional training in Australia or New Zealand. The scholarship is intended to allow the recipient to join the staff of a major hospital or rotation in Australia or New Zealand for a period of up to one year. This may be adapted to the requirements of the individual recipient. The recipient will be expected to attend the New Fellows' Conference and the Annual Scientific Meeting of the College and/or Faculty of Pain Medicine, in addition to undertaking other relevant activities (for example, Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises, regional continuing medical education meetings).
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): This Anaesthesia scholarship will be awarded for a year.
What does it cover? Funding will cover:
-Return economy class airfare between home country and Australia or New Zealand.
-Assistance for family travel may be provided.
-Visa, medical insurance, registration, police check and other related expenses.
-A living allowance.
-Costs of attendance at approved educational activities.
Selection Criteria: Members of the Overseas Aid Committee will consider the potential of each applicant to contribute to anaesthesia or pain medicine in his or her country through:
-Developing leadership and expertise in the clinical domains.
-Acting as a role model to other local clinicians and health professionals.
-Promoting education and training and high standards.
-A recommendation will subsequently be made to ANZCA Council for approval.
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Applications must include all information requested and must be submitted by post.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 16 June,2014.
Further Official Scholarship Information and Application (http://www.anzca.edu.au/fellows/overseas-aid/pdfs/ANZCA%20International%20Scholarship%20-%20guidelines%202015%2020130821.pdf)