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To Apply:
1. Complete online application
2. Email your letter of endorsement and CV in ONE email to communications@ssih.org with "BAESF" in the subject line.

Completed application, CV and letter of endorsement must be received by 5PM Central Time on October 14, 2015.

The Beverlee Anderson Education Scholarship Fund (BAESF) provides support to attend the annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH). This need-based scholarship was created for healthcare simulation professionals who would otherwise be unable to attend IMSH.  While every application will receive careful consideration, priority in selecting scholarship recipients will be given to first-time attendees and applicants from low-income regions and low-budget organizations.

Scholarship includes:

• IMSH 2016 Full Registration
• One preconference course registration
• SSH Full Membership
• $1,000 Travel Stipend

Notice of award to applicant will be made on or before November 9, 2015.

Contact communications@ssih.org with any questions.


Background:
At the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) in 2008, the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) showed its gratitude and appreciation for its first Executive Director, Beverlee Anderson, who retired on July 1, 2008. Beverlee’s vision and promotion of simulation helped the Society achieve significant milestones. Beverlee was recognized for her efforts at the January 12, 2008 Board of Directors meeting as well as the membership business meeting in San Diego. It was with great honor that the Board of Directors announced the establishment of the Beverlee Anderson Education Scholarship Fund (BAESF) to continue her mission to provide support to attend IMSH and other SSH-sponsored educational activities.

After the untimely death of Beverlee in September of 2009, the SSH BOD set up a memorial fund to build on the already established Scholarship fund. Members are invited to contribute to this fund. The fund application is tied directly to Beverlee’s interest and past commitment of providing “scholarships” to those she identified as having a need for support in order to attend IMSH. 




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