The Institute for Emergency Department Clinical Quality Improvement offers a limited number of scholarships to emergency department clinicians who currently live and work in countries found on the World Bank’s low-income or lower-middle income economies index.

Scholarships include the registration/tuition, course materials, meals and coffee breaks during the course, and any scheduled networking events. Scholarship recipients are responsible for payment of their own travel, lodging, and visa costs.

Eligible candidates:

Scholarship candidates are invited to submit their applications via email to
Applications are due by 1 January 2020. 

The emailed application must include:

  • CV (curriculum vitae). CV should include a statement regarding the applicant’s level of English (and relevant exams).

  • Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s supervisor, or from hospital leadership. The letter should be on hospital letterhead.

  • Personal statement from the applicant that describes his/her hospital and ED, his/her current role, his/her goals with respect to the development of QI initiatives within the ED (what the applicant hopes to gain from this course and how he/she hopes to enact change as a result of the course)

  • Applications can be submitted to this email address.