70th Anniversary

PCRS 2022 Annual Meeting

MARCH 23 — MARCH 27

Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa | Indian Wells, California

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PCRS 2022 Scholarship Applications

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Are you a reproductive health professional in training, abstract author, or new to PCRS? You may qualify for a PCRS scholarship! 

Pacific Coast Reproductive Society established a scholarship fund, supported by members and commercial sponsors, to encourage the participation of medical professionals in training and those currently serving in the military in the PCRS Annual Meeting.

Scholarships may include airfare, registration fees, a transportation allowance, and a sleeping room based on double occupancy. Funding is limited, so apply early!

 DEADLINE EXTENDED 
Application Deadline:
Apply online before 11:59 PM PT on  Tuesday, November 30, 2021.


Scholarship Types & Eligibility Requirements

MD Scholarship

Open to all fellows in US REI programs, residents, and medical students who have not previously attended PCRS on a scholarship.

Merit Scholarship

Open to any PCRS scholarship winners from previous years who will be the presenting author of an abstract submitted for presentation at the 2022 meeting.

REI Lab Scholarship

Open to all non-management IVF laboratory professionals who are the presenting author of an abstract submitted for presentation at the 2022 meeting.

Nurses and Genetic Counselors

Open to all nurses and genetic counselors who have not attended a PCRS meeting in the past or are the presenting author of an abstract submitted for presentation at the 2022 meeting.

 

Planning Through a Pandemic

At this time, the PCRS 2022 Annual Meeting is planning to be an in-person event. We want you to know that your safety, and the safety of all attendees, remains our top priority. 

While the PCRS 2022 Annual Meeting will not be canceled, it may become necessary at some point for the format to change (online/virtual). The specifics of the scholarship awards are dependent on the format of the meeting, but may include airfare, registration fees, a transportation allowance, and a sleeping room based on double occupancy. Please note awards are dependent on funding. We appreciate your understanding and willingness to be flexible while we work within the limitations set by our obligations and the current pandemic.

The scholarship application form includes a question about your willingness to attend in a virtual/online format, should it become necessary. If possible, we would like you to say “Yes” to that option so we can be better prepared for either an in-person or virtual format for the meeting.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What do I need to apply?

A:
Basic information will be requested of you on your scholarship application. You should also be prepared to upload a letter of nomination. Please see the next question for additional detail on the requirements of the letter. 

Q: What does my letter of nomination need to include?

A: You must attach a letter of nomination on official letterhead from your fellowship chair, department head, or faculty that includes the following statement:

“This nomination is made with the full understanding that the nominee shall attend the PCRS activity for which the scholarship has been awarded for the full schedule of the event starting on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, and ending on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at noon. Failure by the institution to allow the nominee appropriate time for travel and attendance of the event will not only void the scholarship for this nominee but will jeopardize applications from others from this institution.”

Q: I don't know if I can attend the full schedule of the meeting. Am I still eligible for a scholarship award?

A:
A scholarship application is submitted with the full understanding that, if awarded the scholarship, your attendance for the full schedule of the event starting on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, and ending on Sunday, March 27, 2022, is required. Failure to allow the appropriate time for travel and attendance of the event will not only void the scholarship but will jeopardize future applications from others from your institution.

Q: I do not know whether or not my abstract will be accepted for presentation at the 2022 Annual Meeting. Should I apply for a scholarship any way?

A: Yes. PCRS scholarships are not awarded until all abstract assignments have been determined. You may submit your scholarship application in advance of those decisions being made.

Q: I won the PCRS scholarship award the past two years but the meetings were cancelled. Do these roll over or do I need to re-apply?

A:
Please re-apply. The scholarships do not roll over. A new letter of nomination for the new meeting dates is required.

Q: How might the pandemic impact scholarship awards if we have to transition to a virtual format?

A: At this time, the PCRS 2022 Annual Meeting is planning to be an in-person event. We want you to know that your safety, and the safety of all attendees, remains our top priority. While the PCRS 2022 Annual Meeting will not be canceled, it may become necessary at some point for the format to change (online/virtual). The specifics of the scholarship awards are dependent on the format of the meeting, but may include airfare, registration fees, a transportation allowance, and a sleeping room based on double occupancy. Please note awards are dependent on funding. We appreciate your understanding and willingness to be flexible while we work within the limitations set by our obligations and the current pandemic. The scholarship application form includes a question about your willingness to attend in a virtual/online format, should it become necessary. If possible, we would like you to say “Yes” to that option so we can be better prepared for either an in-person or virtual format for the meeting.