Awards

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
Award: $500

Lowry Fund Resident Travel Award

The Lowry Fund Resident Travel Award 2019 Deadline has expired. The next Award Application will open in Summer 2020, with a deadline in November.

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.

Jack Barney Award

Eligibility: Open to all Residents (need not be a member to apply). Best paper by a Resident primary author and presenter.
Application: Must be included during abstract submission process
Award: $500

APP Best Paper Award

Eligibility: Open to all Advanced Practice Providers (need not be a member to apply). Best paper by an APP primary author and presenter.
Application: Must be included during abstract submission process
Award: $500