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Request for Proposals - Neuro-Oncology Educational Courses in the Developing World


The Society for Neuro-Oncology is pleased to announce that it will accept proposals for a Neuro-Oncology Symposium or Educational Course in the Developing World. This initiative was introduced by Dr. Gelareh Zadeh, Chair of the International Outreach Committee, in 2014, and is supported by Dr. Mark Bernstein, the Greg Wilkins-Barrick Chair at the University Health Network, University of Toronto, with additional matching support from the SNO Foundation.

A maximum $10,000 award will be given, based on the budget presented in the proposal.

Proposals should outline the development of a multidisciplinary course relevant to specific regional needs in the field of neuro-oncology. Please submit a brief (under 1000 words) proposal that includes the following information:

  • lead organizer(s) and institution(s)
  • description of the host city and rationale for choosing this location
  • approximate dates
  • proposed topics/agenda
  • proposed budget  


Proposal Submission Deadline - January 8, 2016

Submit all application documentation to: Linda Greer,

The selection will be made by the end of February, 2016. The successful applicant will be required to hold the course in 2017.


Questions? Please contact Linda Greer in the SNO administrative office, +1-346-980-6935,