SIR 2023 Medical Student Scholars Application

SIR 2023

This form will be accepted through Saturday, October 8, 2022 (midnight/PT)

The 2023 Scholars Program is open to all medical students within the United States and Canada. 

Program award:

  • Stipend to help offset travel and lodging
  • Free registration to SIR 2023
  • Special recognition during the meeting
  • Dedicated medical student programming

Application criteria:

  • Applicants must be medical students within the U.S. or Canada.  
  • Applicants must be an SIR Medical Student Member.
  • Prior SIR Medical Student Travel Scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply. 

Applications Due: Saturday, October 8, 2022 (midnight/PT)

Questions? Contact Basia Nowakowski 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 answers each of the essay questions listed in the section below.
  4. Optional letter of recommendation from an attending physician. (***Your attending letter writer submits your letter of recommendation separate from this application.  Instructions and a letter submission link will appear on your confirmation page after submitting your Scholar Program application.  

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 what role does interventional radiology play in making contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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, please describe what you hope to gain by attending the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting.

Letter of Recommendation
An attending physician may submit an optional letter of recommendation to support your application.  *The attending does not need to be an SIR member.
***Upon receipt of your application, instructions and the link for your attending to submit a letter of recommendation will be in your acknowledgement email.  Please be sure to read carefully.***