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Cancer Council Australia is offering a trip to Vienna for the best essay on a cancer related subject by an Australian medical student.
Every year the World Health Organisation-Collaborating Centre for Cancer Education runs The International Summer School on Oncology for Medical Students.
The winning student will attend the International Summer School on Oncology for Medical Students in Vienna (10 - 19 July 2013). Cancer Council Australia will pay for registration, an economy class airfare, two weeks accommodation and living allowance (to a total of A$8,000). Information about the Summer School can be found at http://www.meduniwien.ac.at/vsso/.
Who should apply:
Any student currently enrolled in a medical course at an Australian University
What to submit:
An essay – “Cancer in General Practice”
Maximum length 2500 words.
Applicants may wish to focus on any aspect of cancer control.
The essays will be scored according to the following criteria
- Concise and logical presentation of the argument.
- Relevance to cancer care in Australia.
- Relevance to medical students.
26 April 2013
Entries to be submitted via email to:
Cancer Council Australia
GPO Box 4708,
Sydney NSW 2001
The aims of the summer school are:
- Help students to become familiar with cancer care in general practice;
- Learning more about cancer-related problems in other countries; and
- The interchange of international contacts between the future generation of medical doctors.
To read essays from the 2012 winners, click here.
For further information contact: Kathleen Quartermaine on phone: 02 8063 4100.
This page was last updated on: Thursday, January 17, 2013