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.

We will award 10 scholarships that cover the cost of registration, and one grand prize winner will receive 5 nights of hotel accommodations at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in addition to complementary conference registration.

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 Sunday, July 15, 2018

Scholarship winners* will be selected by PAINWeek and notified via email and/or phone no later than July 27, 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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