Looking to the Future Scholarship Program

Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2020 program. Each scholarship includes:

  • Complimentary registration for the STS 56th Annual Meeting and Tech-Con 2020 (January 25-28, New Orleans, LA) 
  •  A 3-night stay at an STS-designated hotel
  • Participation in exclusive events 
  • Reimbursement of up to $500 in related travel expenses

Qualified applicants include:

  • Medical students at an institution in the US or Canada
  • Clinical PGY1, PGY2, or PGY3 general surgery residents at an institution in the US or Canada
  • General surgery residents on dedicated research time who have not started their PGY4 clinical year at an institution in the US or Canada

Priority will be given to applicants who have not attended a national cardiothoracic surgery meeting or received another CT surgery meeting scholarship (such as recipients of an AATS Member for a Day Scholarship, a STSA Brooks Scholarship, or a WTS Scholarship to attend the STS Annual Meeting). Previous Looking to the Future Scholars are not eligible; however, previous applicants are encouraged to re-apply. 

Interested candidates must apply online by clicking the button below. In addition to completing an online application, resident applicants will be asked to upload a current CV and a letter of recommendation signed by his or her Program Director or cardiothoracic surgery mentor. Medical students will be asked to complete an online application, upload a current CV and a letter of recommendation signed by his or her cardiothoracic surgery mentor or signed by an active faculty member at their medical school.

The deadline to submit applications materials is Friday, September 20, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. CT. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Notifications will be sent to applicants in November 2019.

Since 2006, STS has awarded 550 LTTF Scholarships.

If you have questions about the LTTF Scholarship Program, contact Rachel Pebworth.