SIR 2020 Medical Student Travel Scholarship Application

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This form will be accepted through Tuesday, Oct.1, 2019 at midnight ET

This program is open to all medical students within the United States and Canada.The scholarship will provide selected recipients with a $1,000 travel stipend that will be awarded after submission of a post-meeting essay. Selected students will attend dedicated Medical Student programming at the SIR 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting on Saturday, March 28, 2020 and Sunday, March 29, 2020 in Seattle.

Medical Students are only eligible to receive the SIR Medical Student Travel Scholarship one time.

Applications Due: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 (midnight/ET)

Questions? Contact Jennifer Goubeaux at

Application Instructions
Please provide the following materials to complete this online application:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Uploaded CV
  3. One uploaded document (word or pdf) that includes answers for each of the essay questions listed in the section below.
  4. Letter of recommendation from an attending physician. (Instructions for submitting your letter of recommendation will appear on the submission confirmation page after applying for the scholarship.)

Applicant Contact Information

Program Information

SIR membership is required to apply for the Medical Student Travel Scholarship. To verify your SIR membership status as a medical student, visit and login. Your SIR member number and member status will be listed. 

Membership is free for medical students. Please click here to join SIR. 
Additional Information

 Application Materials

word doc or pdf

4. Please upload one document (word or pdf) that includes a response for each of the following essay questions.  Please name your file: LAST NAME_essay.docx/pdf (for example,  SMITH_essay.docx).  

1. In 250 words or less, please describe why you chose to pursue a career in medicine.

2. In 250 words or less, please describe how you were exposed to the field of interventional radiology (or what about IR interests you most).

3. In 250 words or less, what do you hope to gain by attending the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting?

Letter of Recommendation
An attending physician must submit a letter of recommendation to support your application.  *The attending does not need to be an SIR member.
***Instructions for submitting letters of recommendation appear on the submission confirmation page.
Please provide the name or email address of the attending physician who you plan to contact for your letter of recommendation.