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BI-ISIG Conference Scholarship – 2024

SCHOLARSHIP NOMINATION FORM 

SCHOLARSHIP ENDORSEMENT FORM 

Eligibility Criteria

HOW TO OBTAIN ENDORSEMENT

 

Nominations & Endorsements are due 24 June 2024

 

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 2024 Annual Conference in Dallas, 29 October – 3 November 2024. The Scholarship is valued at up to $700 and can be used for registration or other expenses to attend the 2024 Conference.

The Scholarship is valued at up to $700 and can be used for registration or other expenses to attend the 2024 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.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

All nominees are required to:

  • Be current ACRM members (i.e., paid membership)
  • Be either an early career member (within five years of completion of training, terminal degree, OR postdoctoral fellowship, if applicable), or a resident/student/fellow members, OR person with lived experience of brain injury or a care partner of a person with lived experience
  • Demonstrate active participation or specific plans on how they will be participating in one of the 8 BI-ISIG task forces 
  • Complete and submit a Scholarship Nomination Form.
    • Self-nominations are allowed.
  • Obtain and submit endorsement letters (500 words or less) written by their BI-ISIG task force chair(s). This endorsement letter should confirm the nominee’s active and/ or specific plans for participation in the group. 
  • Provide your CV, biosketch, or resume. Please send direct to Raj Kumar at Raj.Kumar@mountsinai.org
  • Attend the ACRM 2024 Annual Conference.
  • Attend the BI-ISIG Summit meeting and the 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.

Award should be used only for the 2024 Annual ACRM meeting. This award is not intended to carry over as a credit to 2025. If after being awarded you are unable to attend the 2024 ACRM meeting, you must notify the Raj Kumar (raj.kumar@mountsinai.org) and Terri Compos (TCompos@acrm.org) as soon as possible.

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.