"APAGE/JGH Foundation Clinician-Scientist Training Fellowship 2018"

Dear Members of Indian Society of Gastroenterology,

The Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology is providing a Clinician-Scientist Training Fellowship for a twelve month period for a final year trainee or a recent trainee in gastroenterology or hepatology from one member country, to be taken in any other APAGE member country. A stipend of US $50,000 will be provided to the selected applicant.

Eligibility : An applicant is required to -

  • Be in the final 12 months of a training program in gastroenterology and/or hepatology in a member country of the Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology, or not more than 3 years beyond the date of completion of training, at the closing date for applications, and
  • Correctly fill in the application form and lodge with attachments prior to the closing date, and
  • Recommended by the current supervisor and endorsed by the national society of gastroenterology
  • Identify a training centre in a member country of his/her choice and apply directly to the training institute/hospital. Both APAGE and JGH Foundation are not involved in the application process of the applicant. An applicant is only eligible to apply for the Fellowship once he/she has secured a training post.

Instructions for completing the application

1. Directly into the MS Word files using a word-processor:
(a) Applications can be prepared using Microsoft Word, entering information directly into the three files with .doc extensions (APAGE Fell_Main.doc, APAGE Fell_curr sup.doc and APAGE Fell_proposed sup.doc).
(b) When completed, the main application form (sections 1 to 11) must be printed in order to add the signatures of the applicant, the proposed training supervisor, the head of the intended department, and the head of the administering institution. The completed and signed form should then be sent to reach the APAGE secretariat at the address below by the closing date. (It will be satisfactory if a legible scanned copy in PDF format is received by the closing date, but when this is done, the original must arrive soon after).

Mail to:
Secretariat, Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology, C/o Unit 1.6, Level 1,
Enterprise 3B, Technology Park Malaysia (TPM), Jalan Innovasi 1, Lebuhraya
Puchong – Sungei Besi, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +60 3 8996 0700, 8996 1700, 8996 2700
Email: apage@apage.org

Sections 12 and 13, the confidential reports of the current (or most recent) supervisor and the proposed training supervisor, may also be completed electronically. These need not be printed for signature unless the supervisors wish. The supervisors may simply forward them to the APAGE secretariat as a file attached to a covering email in which they certify that they have completed the attached report. For reasons of confidentiality, these must not be sent via the applicant, but must be sent directly to APAGE. The APAGE email address is apage@apage.org. Alternatively, supervisors may print the forms and sign them, then forward them to APAGE at the above address by mail.

2. By printing this complete Adobe Acrobat document (APAGE Fellowship) then completing most sections in ink using capital letters, or using a typewriter or word- processor to print within the area of the form for sections 7, 10, 12 and 13. In this case, the completed main document, and the separate supervisors’ reports should be sent by mail as indicated in method 1 above.

Deadine : The closing date for applications is 1st June 2018.

Please read all the attached documents carefully before filling up the registration form.

Please note - Once the application is sent to APAGE, a scanned copy of the application & all the documents should also be emailed at secretary@isg.org.in.

All the best!

Best wishes,
Dr. Govind K Makharia
Secretary General - ISG

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