Physician Scholars program
If you’re a doctor, get support to grow your skills, advance in your field, or teach others in your discipline. Apply for a Montage Health Foundation Physician Scholars grant.
What’s a Physician Scholars grant?
Funded by Montage Health Foundation, the Physician Scholars program offers grants of $10,000 to $25,000 for up to two years to support the following types of activities:
- Taking a short sabbatical to conduct research or write and edit a clinical paper
- Attending a conference, workshop, training, or off-site, extended education program to advance clinical or leadership skills
- Bringing a physician from outside our organization on-site to teach or learn new or advanced techniques
- Training future physicians, nurse practitioners, and others in advanced practices and procedures used at Montage Health
Who can apply?
Consider applying if you meet all of the following criteria:
- Are an independent, private practice, Montage Medical Group, or hospital-based physician
- Are a member of Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula’s medical staff in good standing
- Demonstrate leadership or service to the medical or broader community. Examples include holding a hospital leadership role, such as department chair or vice chair, serving on a committee, or doing volunteer work
Does every applicant receive funding?
Due to a limited number of awards, applying does not guarantee you’ll receive funding.
Award process, timeline, and application
You have the opportunity to submit a proposal every spring and fall.
- The fall application deadline is TBD. Recipients will be notified by TBD
- The spring application deadline is TBD. Recipients will be notified by TBD
If an opportunity arises that is time-sensitive, contact Kevin Causey, vice president/chief development officer, at (831) 658-3630.
Step 1: Online proposal
Complete and submit an online proposal by the application deadline. Attach your curriculum vitae (CV) or current biography and a letter of recommendation from a peer leader (member of the Medical Executive Committee, chief medical officer, program medical director, etc.).
Submit a proposal
Step 2: Interview
The Montage Health Foundation’s Grants Subcommittee will review your proposal and may contact you to request an interview.
Step 3: Award notification
Award winners will receive a letter from Montage Health Foundation.
Step 4: Outcomes reporting
If your proposal receives funding, you must provide a written progress report about your use of the award six months after you receive it. You may also need to:
- Write and potentially present an annual report to the Grants Subcommittee and Montage Health Foundation donors
- Write a final outcome report if your award funds multiple years of work
Submit your reports to Kevin Causey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 5: Community awareness
Count on us to spread the word about your accomplishments. You’ll be the topic of a news release with your photo that we’ll submit to local media and share via Montage Health’s social media accounts and website.