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Each year Pain School International offers a limited number of partial Scholarship opportunities to board certified physicians living and practicing in developing countries. The goal of the program is to improve chronic pain management in the physicians` home country.

Scholarship submissions open on 15 January 2023 for the 2023-24 Comprehensive Pain Education Program.
Application Deadline: 28 February 2023.
Decision will be made by 31 March 2023.

Two scholarships will be awarded covering up to 75% of the course fees.

How to apply

Please upload the following using the form on the right-hand side of this page:

  • Your CV
  • Board/Specialty certification
  • A motivational letter explaining why and how this course would contribute to a meaningful change in chronic pain management in your country, and why applicant needs the funds to participate and make a change
  • Two letters of recommendation from your peers
  • Your contact details

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Terms and Conditions

  • Scholarship covers up to 75% of the fees of the Comprehensive Pain Education
  • Airfare and accommodation are the responsibility of the participant
  • Course location: Budapest, Hungary
  • Applicant must be a board certified physician
  • Scholarship must be used in the given year
  • Scholarship cannot be transferred to another person, deferred or redeemed for cash
  • Participant must attend all sessions
  • Participant agrees to write a report 1 year after course completion, outlining meaningful changes that have been achieved in the physician`s home country

    Scholarships awarded:

    Name
    Country
    Year of scholarship
    Heyder Favian Sarmiento Burban
    Colombia
    2018
    Jamal Al-Maki
    Iraq
    2018
    Zahid Rustam
    Pakistan
    2018
    Akbar Sajjad
    Pakistan
    2019
    Gábor Woth
    Hungary
    2019
    Mian Azhar
    Pakistan
    2019
    Shahzad Anwar
    Pakistan
    2019
    Chan Wei Heng
    Malaysia
    2020
    Hisham Salameh
    Jordan
    2020
    Santiago Hem
    Argentina
    2020
    Ali Jabbari
    Iran
    2021
    Ninadini Shrestha
    Nepal
    2021
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