The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) created the Leadership Development Programme to support the preparation and advancement of young physician leaders. Scholarships are available to attend the next programme offered, 21st and 22nd June 2019 in conjunction with the 33rd International Epilepsy Congress.
The Leadership Development Programme is a unique and exclusive opportunity to receive leadership training and network with leaders from around the globe. Admission is limited to 30 candidates to allow for meaningful interactions and applied learning activities.
Session topics include: The Science of Communication, Strategic Planning, Conflict Resolution & Negotiation, Finance, Management Essentials, Assessing and Leveraging Your Leadership Style, Opportunities to Lead within ILAE, and more.
Awardees will be provided with:
Admission to the 33rd International Epilepsy Congress
Admission to the invitation-only leadership programme, 21st and 22nd June 2019
Up to €375 bursary towards accommodation
Networking with ILAE Executive leaders
Certificate of completion
Any current, active ILAE Member is welcome to apply. Strong preference will be given to young leaders. Please note, this programme seeks to support rising leaders contributing to ILAE, candidates should highlight their ILAE-related work and activities. While not required, preference may be granted to candidates also submitting abstracts to the congress.
Interested applicants are required to submit the following items by Friday 15th February 2019:
Brief personal statement describing why you are interested in the program and how you would benefit from participation.
Letter of support, preferably from an ILAE Chapter or Regional Commission leader.
All materials should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org as a .pdf file no later than 15th February 2019, and will be accepted on a rolling admissions basis.