The Lowry Fund
Donations made to the Lowry Fund of the SWSC Foundation are tax deductible. The funds collected will be used for the annual Lowry Award (best paper by a new member), Lowry Fund Resident Travel Award, educational grants for medical students and residents, and other initiatives to be supported and defined by the Southwestern Surgical Congress.
The Lowry Award
This award honors Nonie Lowry, past SWSC Director, for her strength, professionalism, and dedication to the Southwestern Surgical Congress.
Eligibility: New Member within first 2 years of membership
Application: Must be included during abstract submission process
SWSC 2018 Lowry Fund Resident Travel Award
SWSC prides itself in offering Residents opportunities to participate in the meeting and as Associate Members of the Congress. The collegial atmosphere provides an inclusive environment for Residents to engage and gain experience at a clinical meeting.
Eligibility: Open to all Residents (need not be a member to apply)
Application: The application must be completed online and includes a letter of intent, letter of support and CV. Deadline is in December each year – watch website in the fall for details
Award: $500 and complimentary meeting registration
Donation levels are based on lifetime giving through March 15, 2018
LOWRY FUND DONOR LEVELS
STUCK LEVEL ($5000 AND UP)
John Potts, III
ORR LEVEL ($2500 – $4999)
S. Rob Todd
STARRY LEVEL ($1000-$2499)
G. Edward Kimm, Jr.
DEBAKEY LEVEL ($500-$999)
GOOD LEVEL ($250-$499)
Tim & Holly Nelson
PRICE LEVEL (up to $250)
R Stephen Smith