Future of Bariatric Surgery Scholarship

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General Information

Scholarship Purpose: More than one out of every three people in the U.S. are considered obese, which is taking a massive toll on the health and quality of life for people with obesity and on the nation’s healthcare costs. Bariatric surgery dramatically improves and often cures many serious health conditions for people with morbid obesity, including diabetes, asthma, cardiac conditions, sleep apnea, and many others. Within 2 years after surgery, it also reduces total healthcare costs by about $11,000 per year, per patient.

The Future of Bariatric Surgery Scholarship was created to:

-Increase awareness of the life-changing and potentially society-changing benefits of weight loss procedures
-Encourage bright, motivated students to enter and influence the direction of the bariatric field

Submission Deadline: January 1, 2018 and July 1, 2017

  • Amount of Award: $1000
  • Number of Awards: 2

  • Deadline: January 1st, 2018
  • FAFSA by December 1st: Not Required

Contact Information

Contact Name: Jeffrey A. Quinlan

Email: scholarships@bariatric-surgery-source.com

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