International Development and Education Award

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The International Development and Education Award (IDEA) provides a unique opportunity for oncologists in developing countries to further their knowledge and careers.

IDEA participants:

  • Discover the latest advances in oncology by attending the ASCO Annual Meeting, June 4-8, in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Advance their careers in cancer treatment with a complimentary three-year ASCO membership
  • Network and establish relationships with leading scientific mentors and colleagues
  • Participate in a visit to a leading cancer center in the U.S. or Canada with their appointed mentor

    Required Criteria:

  • Applicants must complete an application, which includes a 250-word essay, letter of recommendation, and submission of the applicant’s CV
  • Applicants must be able to travel to the United States and have no visa restrictions or anticipate having any difficulty obtaining a US visa
  • Applicants must be citizens of a country identified by ASCO as one of “greatest need” or with “limited resources”
  • As of June 1st, applicants cannot have received one year or more of “Formal Training” (for instance, attended Medical School, participated in Internships, fellowships, or residency programs) in the United States, Western Europe, Australia, New Zealand, or Canada.
  • Applicants must either be or meet the requirements of being either an ASCO Active Member, Active-Junior Member, or an Associate Member
  • An applicant cannot be a previous recipient of the IDEA (formally known as ITG) program
  • Applicants cannot have previously attended more that one (1) ASCO Annual Meeting
  • Applicants should be between 2 and 10 years past their oncology graduate program training.
  • Have submitted an abstract for the Annual Meeting
    For more awards information and application, see: International Development and Education Award Website

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