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BI-ISIG Conference Scholarship – 2022

 

SCHOLARSHIP NOMINATION FORM

SCHOLARSHIP ENDORSEMENT FORM

REQUIREMENTS

HOW TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION

HOW TO OBTAIN ENDORSEMENT

 

 

ATTN: EARLY CAREER, STUDENT & CONSUMER MEMBERS


Early Career, Resident/Student/Fellow and Consumer members of the BI-ISIG are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend the ACRM 2022 In-Person Annual Conference in Chicago, 8 – 11 November 2022. The Scholarship is valued at up to $700 and can be used for registration or other expenses to attend the 2022 Conference.

The Scholarship is valued at up to $700 and can be used for registration or other expenses to attend the 2022 Conference.

The Executive Committee of the BI-ISIG is committed to supporting the involvement of early career members, residents/students/fellows, and consumers in the BI-ISIG and its task forces. Attending the Annual Conference and getting involved in task force work is a great way to get started. Don’t miss this opportunity to network, collaborate with experienced brain injury professionals, and advance your career! There are eight productive BI-ISIG task forces from which to choose.

 

REQUIREMENTS

MULTIPLE SCHOLARSHIPS will be awarded to support attendance at the ACRM 2022 In-Person Annual Conference in Chicago, 8 – 11 November 2022. All nominees are required to:

  1. Be current ACRM members (i.e., paid membership)
  2. Be either an Early Career member (within five (5) years of completion of training, terminal degree or postdoctoral fellowship, if applicable), OR a Student/Resident/Fellow OR Consumer member
  3. Demonstrate active participation or specific plans on how they will be participating in one of the 7 BI-ISIG Task Forces
  4. Complete and submit a Scholarship Nomination Form
  5. Obtain and submit endorsement letters (500 words or less) written by their BI-ISIG Task Force chairs. This  endorsement letter should confirm the nominee’s active and/ or specific plans for participation in the group.
  6. Attend the ACRM 2022 In-Person Annual Conference
  7. Attend the BI-ISIG Summit meeting and their BI-ISIG Task Force meeting at the Annual Conference

Previous BI-ISIG award recipients remain eligible to apply. However, preference will be given to new applicants when a nominee has received two consecutive BI-ISIG Scholarships. Submissions will only be accepted for nominations and endorsements through the online form.

Nominations and Endorsements are due 10 June 2022

(Submissions will not be accepted after this date)

 

Award may be used only for the ACRM 2022 In-Person Annual Conference, in Chicago 8 – 11 November 2022. This award is not available to carry over as a credit to 2023, and is not transferable. If after being awarded you are unable to attend the ACRM 2022 In-Person Annual Conference, you must notify Shannon Juengst and Terri Compos as soon as possible.

HOW TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS

  • ACRM Consumer, Early Career, and Resident/Student/Fellow members who are active in BI-ISIG task force activities and plan to attend the ACRM 2022 In-Person Annual Conference in Chicago, 8 – 11 November 2022 are encouraged to self-nominate for the BI-ISIG Scholarship or may be nominated by others.
  • Complete and submit the NOMINATION FORM. If you need assistance with the nomination process, please contact Terri Compos. If you have technical difficulties with the forms, please contact Wendy White.
  • Obtain an endorsement from your task force chair submitted via the ENDORSEMENT FORM.

HOW TO OBTAIN AN ENDORSEMENT

Contact the chair of the BI-ISIG task force in which you participate and request that they complete a BI-ISIG Conference Scholarship ENDORSEMENT FORM. The form asks for a statement of approximately 500 words, outlining in detail the nominee’s participation in BI-ISIG task force activities.