The International Bariatric Club Training Grants are awarded to Members of the Club in good standing, as a contribution towards international travel costs to further enhance a specialty skill or experience which is not normally available in the applicant's own country, for a period of between 2 and 4 weeks. The grant is intended to cover the cost of one economy class return journey and other expenses up to a value of $2000. 5 fellows will be granted each year.
Successful applicants will normally be accepted for the IBC Mini Fellowship Program and their Grant applications may be considered at the discretion of Regional IBC Mini Fellowship Program Directors. Applicants must have obtained prior approval for the visit from the appropriate IBC Training Center.
The application should include candidate's CV and detailed justification why this Grant is needed. Successful candidates will be notified by email and Grants will be payed retrospectively after submitting copies of expense invoices and travel tickets.
DR. MOHAMMED AL-HAIFI FRCS(IBC COUNCILLOR)- Chair of the Committee
DR. IBRAHIM ABDELHAMID, FEBS, MRCS - Vice-Chair of the Committee