PAINWeek Scholarship

Apply for a scholarship to PAINWeek 2018

PAINWeek is the nation's largest pain conference for frontline clinicians with an interest in pain management. Convening at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on September 4-8, more than 2,200 physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, hospitalists, dentists, psychologists, and social workers are expected to attend. There will be 120+ hours of continuing medical education courses and master classes, special interest sessions, and satellite events.

PAINWeek will award 10 scholarships* that cover the cost of registration, and one grand prize winner will receive $1,000 to put towards the cost of conference travel and accommodations.

Scholarship applicants must be:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Actively involved in health care or health care education
  • Available to attend the live scholarship awards ceremony that takes place at PAINWeek on Wednesday, September 5

Scholarship applicants may not be:

  • Industry-employed
  • A past scholarship winner

Essay Requirements:

  • Essays must be written in a Word document, be no more than 2,000 words, and must be emailed to The subject line should be “scholarship”.
  • Applicant’s full name, email address, job title, and job description
  • Name and address of the applicant’s practice setting
  • A description of the practice setting, the patient population, and the applicant’s role in the organization
  • A description of how PAINWeek can enhance pain management skills and knowledge, and how this knowledge can be used in a clinical setting
  • A description of the barriers to pain management education/training that exist for the applicant
  • Essays must address why a scholarship to PAINWeek would be a benefit
  • Any other relevant points concerning the applicant’s educational and professional goals

Scholarship recipients must agree to:

  • Have their essays published on
  • Be interviewed by PAINWeek staff upon request
  • Attend the scholarship awards ceremony at PAINWeek on Wednesday, September 5


All essays must be received by midnight EST on Friday, June 29, 2018

Scholarship winners* will be selected by PAINWeek and notified via email and/or phone no later than July 13, 2018.

*Paid individuals who already registered for PAINWeek and subsequently designated as winners will have their full conference registration fees refunded. If you pre-paid for PAINWeek OnDemand, that fee is not included and will not be refunded should you win a scholarship.


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