View Full Version : IFESS 2001 Student Scholarships Available

12-19-2000, 05:48 AM
Thanks to sponsorship from the Spinal Cord Research Foundation, Paralyzed
Veterans of America, a limited number of student scholarship awards are
available to cover the registration costs of the combined 2001
International FES Society Meeting and CWRU Applied Neural Control Research
Day for qualified graduate or medical students. The conference will take
place June 16-20, 2001 in Cleveland Ohio, USA.

The purpose of these awards is to encourage students from the international
FES research community who might not otherwise be able to attend the
meeting to benefit from the exposure offered by the experience, thereby
advancing the field.

Applicants must to be actively enrolled in an academic program of study
leading to a degree at the time of submission. Applicants are not required
to submit papers for poster or platform presentation, although preference
will be given to students actively engaged in FES-related research projects
and involved in the society.

To be considered for a scholarship, prepare an application packet
containing the following:

1. Complete contact information, including name, mailing address, telephone
& FAX numbers and e-mail address.
2. Name and address of your academic institution and research or academic
3. Major program of study and estimated date of graduation.
4. Title and co-authors of your IFESS paper (if applicable)
5. A short (500 words or less) essay stating your reasons for requesting a
scholarship, including:
a. Your personal and professional goals
b. How attending IFESS 2001 and CWRU ANCR Day will advance your goals
c. What you expect to learn from attending the conference.
d. How this investment in your education will impact the field of FES and
the future of IFESS.
6. A brief letter of recommendation signed by your academic advisor
confirming your student status and supporting your scholarship request.

Mail or FAX these materials by February 16, 2001 to:

IFESS Student Scholarships
Cleveland FES Center
11000 Cedar Avenue Suite 230
Cleveland, OH 44106-3052
FAX: 216/231-3258

Electronic submissions can be directed to: ifess01@fesc.org . In the case
of electronic submissions, letters of recommendation must be sent
personally by the academic or research advisor and not forwarded by the

Deadline for Scholarship applications is February 16, 2001. Applicants
will be advised of the status of their requests by March 1, 2001. APPLY EARLY!

You can also find these instructions, as well as lots of other pertinent
information regarding the meeting, on the conference website

Hope to see you in Cleveland.

Ronald J. Triolo, Ph.D.
Chair, IFESS 2001 Organizing Committee

.................................................. ...................
Ronald J. Triolo, Ph.D.
Rehabilitation Engineering Center -or- Cleveland FES Center
Hamann Building, Room 601 Suite 230, University West
MetroHealth Medical Center Case Western Reserve University
2500 MetroHealth Drive 11000 Cedar Road
Cleveland, OH 44109-1998 Cleveland, OH 44106-3052
Phone: (216) 778-7877 Phone: (216) 791-3800 X4698
FAX: (216) 778-4259 FAX: (216) 231-3433 or 3258

To unsubscribe send SIGNOFF BIOMCH-L to LISTSERV@nic.surfnet.nl
For information and archives: http://isb.ri.ccf.org/biomch-l