Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) is pleased to offer student bursaries to assist with the cost of attending the 2021 Multi-Disciplinary Symposium: Advancing Care in a Post-COVID world – happening virtually on November 18-19.
The POGO Multidisciplinary Symposium on Childhood Cancer is POGO’s signature educational event, drawing faculty and attendees from across Canada and internationally. Healthcare professionals of all disciplines who attend will enhance their knowledge of pediatric cancer diagnosis, treatment, supportive care and survivorship through a series of plenary lectures, interactive workshops and virtual poster presentations.
We are interested in making the availability of these bursaries known to students at your institution and would greatly appreciate your assistance in circulating this announcement along with the program to potential applicants.
Bursaries are available to: Medical Students; Medical Residents; Nursing Students and students in Allied Health disciplines and to students in other disciplines related to healthcare delivery.
The bursary will cover:
- Registration fee for the event which includes:
- attendance at all plenary, panel sessions and workshops
- participation in networking opportunities
- access to on-demand content for six months after the conference
The successful candidate will be expected to attend all sessions and to submit a post-event summary (500 words) within seven days of the conference. This summary should highlight new information learned at the event, networking opportunities, new ideas for research, etc.
To Apply: Click here to complete the online application form. The application form will prompt you to attach the following three required items in a single document (Word or PDF format):
- Your Curriculum Vitae
- A 200-word summary outlining your interest in the area of pediatric oncology
- A signed letter of endorsement on your school’s letterhead verifying your program of study and including the name, signature and contact information for your Department Head/Supervisor/Registrar.
Application Deadline: Thursday, September 30, 2021. Please visit https://www.pogo.ca/education/symposium/ for more information as it becomes available.
Students will be notified of the status of their application as well as the pre-approved amount of bursary funding available no later than Thursday Oct 7, 2021.
Contact: Claire Slaughter, POGO Program Assistant, Communications and Education email@example.com