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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Canada: ICRS Travelling Fellowships & Scholarships for Developing Countries

Overview

ICRS is pleased to announce the establishment of three different ICRS Travelling Fellowships Programs. Applications are open to all active ICRS Members. The programme represents a serious commitment from ICRS and its Sponsors to support mainly highly motivated trainees and residents with basic science knowledge and clinical research skills.

The following 3 different Programs are now available for active ICRS members:

1. ICRS Scholarship Montreal 2012

Objectives: ICRS provides support to ICRS-members (residents, student fellows and young
investigators) towards their individual travel expenses up to a maximum of Euros 500.00 for
attending the ICRS Educational Event in question. Young ICRS Members from developing countries and interested in all fields of cartilage repair and tissue engineering are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be notified of acceptance in due time.

Eligibility:

1. Candidates are ICRS Members in good standing
2. Candidates are below age 40
3. Candidates from newly industrializing (emerging) Countries preferred
4. Candidate must have at least 1 accepted abstract for ICRS 2012, Montreal – Canada
5. Candidates must not have been benefited previously from the same programme


Vacancies: 10 candidates per event

Next Application: Scholarship for ICRS 2012, Montreal - Canada

Deadline for application to the 2010 World Congress: February 15, 2012 (applications
received after that deadline cannot be considered)

Please send your application with the following documents (application in one single PDF-file
only) to office@cartilage,org

 Letter of motivation with Career Goals
 Letter from head of department supporting your application
 Copy of the abstract (or proof of acceptance) submitted online for ICRS 2012, Montreal.
 Brief CV (not more than 2 pages), including information on date of birth, sex, current and
past affiliation, degrees, awards, and research interests
 List of publications of last 5 years with title and journal references

2. Lars Peterson - Genzyme Clinical Travelling
Fellowship Programme 2011

Objectives:

The objectives of the programme are to provide an opportunity for young orthopaedic
surgeons, residents, fellows or clinical scientists of international exchange in a stimulating
environment and to gain exposure to basic science and clinical applications in studies involving
articular cartilage injury, repair, and regeneration. Selected as potential leaders in the field of
cartilage regeneration and repair, fellows will participate in scientific symposia with host physicians, view search facilities and surgical procedures and participate in social and cultural events with the hosting cartilage repair community

The Fellowship Programme includes attending the ICRS World Congress or an ICRS Surgical Skills Course. The programme alternate every year and is held either in Europe or North-America andalternatively candidates from different regions will be considered

Eligibility:

1. Candidates are ICRS Members in good standing
2. Orthopaedic Surgery, Senior- or Chief Residents, Fellows or young clinical Scientists
below age of 40 and with dedicated interest in Cartilage Repair
3. Candidates must not have been benefited previously from the same programme

Vacancies:

3-4 candidates every year with alternating tours to Europe or to North-America
Next Application: European Tour – Autumn 2011
Application Deadline: May 10, 2011 (applications after the deadline will not be considered)

Please send your application with the following documents until May 10, 2011

(application in one single PDF-file) (see also applications guidelines)
4. Letter of motivation with career goals
2. Brief CV (not more than 2 pages), incl. information on date of birth, current and past affiliation, degrees, awards, and research interests
3. List of publications of last 5 years with title and journal references
5. Letter from head of department supporting your application

3. ICRS - Stryker Travelling Clinical Scientist
Programme 2012


Objectives: to provide an opportunity for orthopedic residents to gain exposure to basic
science applications in studies involving articular cartilage injury, repair, and regeneration.

Eligibility

1. Candidates are ICRS Members
2. Orthopaedic surgery residents in their second to fifths year of training
3. Candidates must have the potential and the desire to become a Clinical Scientist
4. Candidates must not have been benefited previously from the same programme

Vacancies: 3-4 candidates every 18 months

Next Application: Tour Spring 2012

Application Deadline: November 15, 2011

Completed Application Form (pdf.download)

 Letter of motivation with Career Goals
 Brief CV (not more than 4 pages), including information on date of birth, sex, current and
past affiliation, degrees, awards, and research interests
 List of publications of last 5 years with title and journal references
 3 Recommendation letters (one must be from your head of department supporting your
application

For more information about any programme please contact our Fellowship, Scholarship, & Research Grant Committee or
office@cartilage.org

http://www.cartilage.org/files/File/Travelling%20Fellowships%20General%20Information%202011%281%29.pdf


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