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Young Scholars in GIM Scholarship Program

November 19, 2018: Application Opens
March 12, 2019 at 12 pm ET: Application Deadline
March 20, 2019: Application Notifications Sent

What is it?

The Young Scholars in GIM Scholarship is a program for residents and medical students that provides scholarships to support the registration fee to the SGIM Annual Meeting. Travel support is not available through this scholarship program. Up to 25 scholarships are available this year.

Who should apply?

Any medical student, intern or resident who is interested in attending the SGIM Annual meeting. This scholarship is designed to bring interested trainees to the meeting. It is not necessary to be presenting at the meeting to apply, but you do need to be an SGIM member. Any and all interested students and residents are encouraged to join SGIM and apply today! 


Why should I apply?

The Young Scholars in GIM Scholarship is designed to give students, interns and residents the opportunity to attend the SGIM Annual Meeting and allow them to fully experience all that SGIM has to offer.  The SGIM Annual Meeting is a major hub of research, clinical and educational material that anyone with an interest in GIM will find to be high quality, broadly applicable, and expertly presented. The Annual Meeting has a wide-ranging agenda.

How do I apply?

Application Materials

To be considered, applicants must provide:

  1. A brief statement (200 words or less) that describes your interest in general internal medicine as well as your career goals.
  2.  A brief statement (200 words or less) that describes your interest in and plans for the SGIM Annual Meeting. This may include presentations you are giving, sessions covering your areas of interest, networking, etc.) You may wish to review content of interest to students, residents and fellows and identify those sessions or events you are most interested in attending in your statement.
  3. A letter of support from a leader or mentor at your institution who is also a SGIM member. If you cannot locate a member of SGIM at your institution to write a letter of support, please contact Muna Futur at

Application Instructions

To submit your application, log into your member account and follow these steps:
  1. In the Awards & Nominations area select “View Open Competitions”
  2. Select “View” next to the “2019 Young Scholars in GIM Scholarship”
  3. Under “Competitions Tasks” select “Apply Now!”
  4. Upload the required documents and click save changes to submit.

March 12, 2019 at 12 pm ET: Young Scholars in GIM Scholarship Application Deadline

Apply Now

Applicant Notification

Applicants will be notified on March 20, 2019 via email.

Questions? Contact Muna Futur, Member Relations Manager, at