Academic Assembly Coordinator Travel Scholarship

Through CORD, one travel scholarship will be awarded to a CORD Program Coordinator member representative to its Academic Assembly conference. The Scholarship will be awarded based on the potential impact the conference will have on the coordinator as an active leader in their program and within CORD.

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*deadline for applications is January 4, 2019

Attend CORD Academic Assembly

CORD is offering a conference scholarship, for current CORD Program Coordinator member representatives. Scholarships will cover actual travel costs to attend Academic Assembly and CORD will provide:

  • registration for the conference,
  • hotel accommodations,
  • reimbursement of airfare (coach airfare up to $400)
  • reimbursement of 5 days per diem (up to $90 per day).

CORD will complete arrangements for conference registration and hotel accommodations and will reimburse for coach airfare (up to $400) and 5 days per diem (up to $90 per day) expenses following the conference with the provision of receipts.

In addition, the scholarship recipient will be required to produce a written report within 2 weeks of attending the conference (500 – 800 words). The report will be due for submission by May 9, 2019 and will be published in the EMARC newsletter and the CORD/EMARC website.

The report may cover questions such as, but not limited to:

  • Why did you apply for CORD scholarship?
  • What did you gain from attending the CORD Academic Assembly?
  • What was the highlight of the Academic Assembly for you?
  • How will the knowledge gained from your attendance benefit your position?

Who can apply?

The selection process will aim to redress barriers to participating in the Academic Assembly conference which may be experienced by CORD Program Coordinator member representatives.

Applicants must:

  • Be currently employed as an Emergency Medicine Residency Coordinator AND
  • Be an active/registered member representative of CORD at time of application AND receipt of scholarship.

Selection Process

Selection of the scholarship recipient will be determined by the CORD Board of Directors following receipt of a recommendation from a panel of Program Coordinators established to review the applications.
Applicants are asked to provide a response (up to 500 words per criterion) to each of the following criteria:

  1. How will your attendance at Academic Assembly strengthen your current/future work practice as a program coordinator?
  2. How will your attendance at Academic Assembly strengthen your identity as a program coordinator?
  3. Please outline how you intend to promote further involvement in CORD/EMARC amongst your peers.
  4. Successful applicants will be asked to write a brief report about Academic Assembly. In what other ways will you share what you learned from Academic Assembly with your peers/colleagues?

In addition to responses to the above criteria, applicants are also asked to submit a brief Curriculum Vita and/or resume and a letter of recommendation from their current program director.

What is the timeline for the application and selection process?

Applications will close January 4, 2019
Successful applicants will be notified by January 31, 2019

How to apply?

  1. Please ensure you have read all of the information above before commencing your application.
  2. Please prepare a written response to each of the selection criteria.
  3. Please prepare a Curriculum Vitae/and or resume which includes the minimum information set out above.
  4. Please include a letter of recommendation from current Program Director

***Only completed applications will be considered***

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